Understanding what a Unanimous Shareholder Agreement is

The way in which Corporations are structured can be tricky, especially if there are a handful of Shareholders. But it doesn’t have to be and today, our Corporate/Civil legal team breaks down what it means to have a Unanimous Shareholder Agreement.

Corporations are governed by legislation, such as the Alberta Business Corporations Act, their individual Articles of Incorporation, and the …

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All you need to know about Alberta Corporate Income Tax Rates

On June 29, 2020, the Alberta Government introduced Alberta’s Recovery Plan which reduced the general corporate income tax rate to 8%, effective July 1, 2020.  This follows previously scheduled reductions in Alberta’s corporate income tax rates which have reduced the corporate rate from 12%.  As a result, the combined Federal-Alberta general corporate tax rate is 23%.  Alberta now has the …

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Incorporating a Business/Starting a Business

If you are contemplating incorporating or starting a business in Grande Prairie or anywhere else in Alberta, you are in good hands with Hayes Fry Law. Our corporate lawyers are eager to meet with you and determine the best type of business structure to operate your business under. There are several ways to structure a business, which include corporations, partnerships, …

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Corporate Minute Books

The Corporate Minute Book contains the records and legal information and history of the corporation. Specifically, the Minute Book will include records relating to the directors, shareholders and officers, the corporate by-laws, share certificates and meeting minutes of the directors and shareholders of the corporation. Our corporate lawyers at Hayes Fry Law will take the time to explain each of …

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