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Limited Partnership in Canada for Non-Residents
Our company offers registration Limited Partnerships in Ontario, Canada for non-Canadian residents.
Limited Partnerships is a simple form of business registration in Canada, which creates a Canadian company and does not generate filing and tax obligations in Canada for partners, who are not residents of Canada.
This form of business registration is extremely popular among software developers, web programmers, computer support specialists and IT service providers, who offer services to customers in Canada, US and Europe.
The following documents and services are included:
Advantages of Canadian Limited Partnership
Common Use of Limited Partnership
Limited Partnership is not considered as a taxable entity. Therefore, LP is not required to file corporate tax returns and pay income taxes.
All profit received by Limited Partnership passes through the company to its partners. Partners, who are not Canadian residents do not have tax liabilities in Canada. If a partner is a Canadian resident, he is required to include his part of profit received through his Limited Partnership into his personal tax return and pay personal income tax.
There is no withholding tax on the profit passed to partners, who are non-Canadian residents.
There are no audit requirements for Limited Partnerships..
Corporate Income Tax Return
Name of Limited Partnership
Each Limited Partnership is required to have a legal name. The name must include a legal element, such as "Limited Partnership" or "LP".
LP Name cannot include a last name or a distinctive corporate name unless it is the last name or corporate name of one of the general partners.
The name of a Limited Partnership may be in English form, French form or both.
The name cannot include restricted words, such as "bank", "trust", "insurance", "stock exchange", "university", "academy" , etc.
Time Required for Registration
Our company registers limited partnerships for 1 to 3 business days.
A minimum of one general partner is required, who may be a residents of any country.
Corporate general partners are permitted. If a corporation is incorporated outside of Canada, it must be registered in Ontario as Extra-Provincial Corporation before it becomes a general partner.
Each limited partnership must have a minimum of one limited partner, who may be an individual or legal entity.
No Canadian residency is required.
When a non-Canadian corporation is a limited partner, extra-provincial registration of the corporation in Ontario is not required.
A person may be a general partner and a limited partner at the same time in the same limited partnership. Therefore, just one person is needed for registration of limited partnership.
Contribution into Limited Partnership
There are no minimum or maximum amount of contribution is required.
Partners may contribute money and other property to the limited partnership, but not services.
Interest of a partner in the limited partnerships is considered as a personal property.
General partners have unlimited personal liabilities for debts and obligations of the limited partnership.
Liability of the limited partners is restricted by the size of their contributions into the limited partnerships.
Limited partnership is managed by its general partners unless the Partnership Agreement allows general partners to appoint a manager.
Annual General Meeting
Limited partnership is not required to hold its annual general meetings.
Address of Principal Place of Business
The form confirming registration form of a limited partnership must includes its address of principal place of business in Ontario. Limited partnerships is required to keep at its Ontario address records of its partners, copies of all resolutions and Partnership Agreement.
Our company provides Ontario address to its clients and maintains all records for clients limited partnerships. The address also accepts letters from the Ontario government.
When a client would like to receive letters sent by his banks, customers and suppliers at the Ontario address, he has to order our virtual office services.
Annual Renewal Fee
The annual fee is payable from the second year.
The fee includes the address of principal place of business (registered office address) in Ontario, mailing address accepting government correspondence and the government renewal fee.
Virtual Office Services
Our company offers the following virtual office services:
Virtual office services are available for our clients, who use our registered office address.