Cancel/Dissolve a Business

Moving on to a New Adventure or Taking a Different Direction?

We are here to help you close your business with only a few clicks, making the process simple and easy.

Incorporated Company
Incorporated Company: Ontario Dissolution / Federal Dissolution
Cancel a Corporation

One of the most important elements in winding down your existing corporation is to file Articles of Dissolution for your Incorporation.

By filing the Articles of Dissolution, this puts an end period to the operation of the business and can be used to notify Revenue Canada for tax purposes, including corporate tax, HST and payroll accounts, along with closing any bank accounts, or any related third parties who should be notified of your closing operation.

Ontario Registered Business
Ontario Registered Business: Sole Proprietorship Cancelation / General Partnership Cancelation / Tradename Cancelation
Ontario Registered Business

Cancelling your Ontario Registered Business has never been easier. Whether you have an existing Sole Proprietorship, General Partnership or Trade name under an existing Corporation, we make the process simple and convenient.

If it’s time to move on to something new, an important item is to cancel the existing business.

The cancellation will take only a few minutes to complete and cancels the business with the Province of Ontario. This stops both the liability and tax implications associated with the business.

Why is it Important That you Cancel or Dissolve a Business With the Government When you no Longer Operate the Business?

It is important to put a legal end to the business by either cancelling the Master Business Licence or Dissolving the existing Corporation. This concludes the business operation with the governing body.

By filing the documentation to cancel or dissolve the business, there is an end period to any tax implications and liability associated with operating the business.

We give you the option to cancel your Sole Proprietorship, General Partnership, Tradename in Ontario or dissolve an Ontario or Federally Incorporated company all in one convenient place.

Want to Cancel or Dissolve your Business in a Few Clicks? We Are Here to Assist.

Just choose which business you have been operating, provide the details and let us handle the rest of the process for you, so you can get on to better things in life!

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Cancel Your Existing Ontario Registered Business

  • Cancel a Sole Proprietorship (1 person)
  • Cancel a General Partnership (2 or more people)
  • Cancel a Tradename under an existing corporation (DBA Name)

Cancelling your registered business couldn’t be easier. Whether your business is registered as a Sole Proprietorship, General Partnership or Tradename, we make it easy to close your business and move on to bigger and better things.

What is Required to Cancel my Registered Business?

When cancelling your business, you will provide the same details as when you originally registered your business. They Include the following details:

  • The Business Name
  • The name or names of the owners of the business
  • Address/es of the owners of the business
  • Business Address
  • Business activity
  • BIN number from your current registration. If you don’t know your BIN number, no problem, just reach out to us and we will get your BIN number for you.

Dissolve an Ontario or Federally Incorporated Business

We have helped thousands of people just like you dissolve their incorporated companies.

Ontario – Articles of Dissolution

If you have an Ontario Incorporated company, we make it easy to prepare and file the Articles of Dissolution with the Province of Ontario. Simply click on Dissolve an Ontario Incorporation and provide details such as your corporate name, if there are any debts for the Corporation and a few other details. Don’t worry, we are here to help if you need it. The Articles of Dissolution in Ontario have to be filed manually over the counter with the Province. Our staff take care of filing too. We have assisted thousands of clients dissolve their business, and we are here to help you through the process.

What is Required to Dissolve an Ontario Incorporated Business?

  • Confirm if the business has commenced business
  • Name of Corporation
  • Number of Incorporated company (we can assist you if you are not sure)
  • Date of Incorporation
  • Name of director authorizing the dissolution
  • A letter of consent to dissolve the corporation from the Ministry of Finance, obtained by calling 1 866 ONT-TAXS (1 866 668-8297)

There are a few additional questions related to debts, liabilities and any creditors owned by the corporation.

The Ontario Articles of Dissolution documents are required to be filed manually with The Province of Ontario and require original signatures of current directors.

We will prepare the Articles of Dissolution on your behalf, send them to you by email for review, signatures and return mail/courier to us for manual filing with the Province.

Federal/Canada Articles of Dissolution

To complete Federal Articles of Dissolution, the documents are filed electronically, making the process very simple. Just click on Dissolve a Federal Incorporation and provide minimal details about you and your Corporation. We will take care of the rest and have the completed Articles of Dissolution to you quickly by email.

What is required to Dissolve a Federal Incorporated business?

  • Confirm if the business has commenced business
  • Name of Corporation
  • Number of Incorporated company (we can assist you if you are not sure)
  • Date of Incorporation
  • Date of Dissolution
  • Name of director authorizing the dissolution
  • Confirm the corporation is no insolvent or has not filed for bankruptcy

The Articles of Dissolution can be completed either manually or electronically. We file the documents electronically on your behalf and the process is simple. Within 24 business hours, the Articles of Dissolution are typically completed and an email confirmation will be sent to you once received.

We are here to assist you and to make the process simple. If you have any questions or are not sure what type of business you operate, please feel free to take a quick moment and either call 1-800-280-1913 or send us a quick message to [email protected]. Alternatively if you don’t see what you would like to do, just reach out to us and we can look at obtaining a quote for a service not listed on the website.