How To

Proper planning and checking off the right tasks on your to-do list can help you start strong when launching the new business.
Cheshta Mann May. 24, 2021 5-minute read

We’ve outlined 10 simple steps on how to start a business with a bang:

1. Select your business structure

2. Register your business

Sole proprietorship and partnership



3. Choose your business name

4. Get your GST/HST

5. Get your business license

6. Hire employees

7. Get insured

8. Finance your business

9. Keep those receipts

10. Market and advertise

Written by
Cheshta Mann

Cheshta Mann is a freelance writer based in London, Ontario. She works with a diverse range of clients across industries. With her financial background and a seven-year writing tenure, she takes pride in supporting content development for CIBC. Cheshta is also pursuing her career in the accounting field.