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How to fill the gap in my resume as I am looking for a job following articling

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10 hours ago, HelloSir80 said:

If anything just go avoid any potential liability, especially while trying to learn on the move, having the protection of a corporation would be helpful imo. 

I'm posting this to provide a little insight into people's reactions to your post and to help people browsing this forum for help - Mods, please let me know if this is considered legal advice.  

A professional corporation does not offer the same shelter to liability that you would find from other corporations formed under the CBCA or provincial corporations acts. That's why lawyers/doctors/ etc. who have PCs will still require liability insurance. And why I wrote the following in my post above: 

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Be sure to look into liability and the taxation of PCs - there's a reason why a lot of juniors don't necessarily need or use one. 

(my emphasis added)

The reason for having a PC is not to shelter you from liability. As I insisted before, look into why professionals have PCs and maybe start with looking into what a "personal services business" is.

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I think the above is fine. It’s an illustration of the danger of giving or taking advice on the forum by highlighting exactly how wrong that advice can be. 
 

Anyone who relies on this forum for legal advice needs their head examined anyway. 

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28 minutes ago, Hegdis said:

Anyone who relies on this forum for legal advice needs their head examined anyway. 

Is this medical advice? 😛

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Actually, the real trick is to put "E. & O.E." at the end of all correspondence. If you do that, you can never be sued ever!

Sincerely written by and binding upon the undersigned,

LS.CA

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