Corporations

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How it works?

  1. Call or email us to schedule an appointment
  2. Documents are prepared and filed with the Secretary of State…sometimes the same day!
  3. Completed incorporation/LLC binder delivered to you!

Incorporation (S-Corp)

  • Name Search
  • Name Registration – $10 Filing Fee (not required, optional)
  • Articles of Incorporation – $100 Filing Fee
  • Registered Agent – $100 to $200/year (not required, optional)
  • Expedited Service – $45 (not required, optional)
  • $800 Min. State Tax (see your tax professional for more details)
  • Limited Liability (Corporation is its own entity)
  • Double Tax (Corporate and Personal, expect sub-section S)
  • Stock (Raise capital)
  • Bylaws
  • Obtain state and local licenses and/or permits (EIN, Re-sellers Permit)
  • DBA (Fictitious Bus. Name)
  • More bookkeeping and paperwork than a LLC

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

  • Name Search
  • Name Registration – $10 Filing Fee (not required, optional)
  • Articles of Organization – $70 Filing Fee
  • Registered Agent – $100 to $200/year (not required, optional)
  • Expedited Service – $45 (not required, optional)
  • $800 Min. State Tax (see your tax professional for more details)
  • Limited Liability (LLC is its own entity)
  • Members Taxed Individually
  • LLC Formation Agreement
  • Obtain state and local licenses and/or permits (EIN, Re-sellers Permit)
  • DBA (Fictitious Bus. Name)
  • Less bookkeeping and paperwork than a Corporation

Procedural Steps:

  1. Name Check (1 day)
  2. Name Reservation (1-3 weeks)
  3. File Article of Incorporation/Organization (5 to 6 weeks) OR Expedited: Takes 5-7 days
  4. Bylaws/Formation Agreement – review and modify
  5. Obtain licensing/permits, etc. (EIN; re-sellers permit; business tax license; fictitious business name statement)
  6. Open/modify banking/investment/insurance records
  7. Select/Order corporate seal, stock certificates
  8. Complete and file “Statement of Information”
  9. Transfer assets and debts and notify stakeholders (business associates, creditors, etc.)
  10. Secure tax advise from accountant/bookkeeper
  11. Perform corporate function (bylaws, hold organizational meeting, chose fiscal year)