Starting a Business: Some Key Considerations

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Small businesses make up a large portion of Kelowna’s business market, and that trend doesn’t seem to be stopping. If you are considering starting a business or expanding your existing business, here are a few details to consider and discuss with your lawyer and accountant. Sole Proprietorship versus Corporation Taking into account the unique circumstances…


The Importance of Shareholder Agreements for Small Businesses

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In 2012 there were over 50,000 small businesses in the Thompson-Okanagan region.  The strength of the entrepreneurial spirit in our region reflects a general trend throughout British Columbia – the Province with the highest per capita rate of small business ownership in Canada. Entrepreneurs (and people who invest in their businesses by taking shares) are…