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How to Start a Corporation in Your State
A State-by-State Guide to Starting a Corporation To find out how to start a corporation in your state simply choose your state from the menu to the left or scroll down to find your state's information. We will provide you with all of the information that you need to start ......
What is expedited filing?
Expedited filing is a popular option for corporations seeking to shorten the time it takes to receive approval of their articles of incorporation filed with the state. This option often results in time savings of two or three weeks, allowing the corporation to open its doors and start receiving revenue much faster. The requirements for using expedit...
Articles of Incorporation Montana
To form a corporation in Montana, you must file articles of incorporation. The form is customizable. More information about corporate formation can be accessed through the website of the Montana Secretary of State. The articles of incorporation must include the following information: Name of the corporation Type of entity Corporate mailing and stree...
Articles of Incorporation Pennsylvania
To form a corporation in Pennsylvania, you must file articles of incorporation. The form is customizable. More information about corporate formation can be accessed through the website of the Pennsylvania Department of State. The articles of incorporation must include the following information: Name of the corporation Type of entity Corporate mailin...
What legal documents are required when starting a nonprofit corporation?
While there are many important documents needed to help form nonprofits, and the needs of a nonprofit will depend on the state and industry in which it operates, the three vital documents every nonprofit must have are the articles of incorporation, corporate bylaws, and meeting minutes. Articles of incorporation are required for the nonprofit to be...
Articles of Incorporation New Hampshire
To form a corporation in New Hampshire, you must file articles of incorporation. The form is customizable. More information about corporate formation can be accessed through the website of the New Hampshire Corporations Division. The articles of incorporation must include the following information: Name of the corporation Type of entity Corporate ma...
Certificate of Incorporation Delaware
To form a corporation in Delaware, you must file a document called a certificate of incorporation with the Delaware Department of State. The form is customizable. The certificate of incorporation must include the following information: Name of the corporation Type of entity Street and mailing address of the corporation A statement of corporate purpo...
How does a corporation protect my personal assets?
A corporation is considered to have separate “legal personality” from the people that own it—the shareholders. This means that a corporation has the ability to enter into and enforce contracts. Additionally, a corporation can also accrue debt and own assets. As a separate legal entity, if any creditors attempt to enforce a debt against a corporation...
Certificate of Incorporation Alabama
To form a corporation in Alabama, you must file a document called a certificate of formation with the Alabama Secretary of State. The form is customizable. The certificate of formation must include the following information: Name of the corporation Type of entity Street and mailing address of the registered agent (the corporation does not need to pr...
Are voting members required?
In short, no. The main function of voting members is to elect the board of directors. In fact, most companies choose not to use voting members at all, instead opting to only use a board of directors, which is elected at the first corporate meeting. These boards are self-perpetuating in that they elect their own replacement members and additional mem...