Do I need to register my home based business?
Federal Business Registration
CANADA - REGISTERING YOUR BUSINESS
Last verified: 2017-02-14
To register your business, you may need a business number. A number is necessary for:
Corporate income tax
GST-HST registration is mandatory except under certain conditions, if your business makes $30,000 or more per year.
There are other program accounts you may need for your business. Many of these applications can be made on-line or in paper format.
Paper Application Form
Canada Revenue Agency
You can register your business with Business Registration Online. If you cannot register online, you can register by phone or mail.