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How to Start a Corporation in Illinois
Filing Costs* State filing fees are $282 LegalNature's expedited filing fee is $50 Filing Time* The standard filing time for a paper filing is 15 business days. The expedited filing time for a filing is 3 business days. Filing Requirements Articles of Incorporation To form your corporation, you must complete articles of incorporation. You must inclu...
Can nonprofit corporations issue shares of stock?
Almost all states expressly prohibit nonprofits from issuing stock shares. This is because, unlike other types of corporations, nonprofits may not operate for profit. Therefore, there is no goal of increasing value for shareholders. Instead, profits get reinvested in the corporation. However, a few states do allow nonprofits to issue stock shares th...
What are corporate bylaws?
Think of corporate bylaws as an internal rulebook for the organization’s key decision-makers. They specify the corporate governance procedures, including how the board of directors and any committee members will be selected, when and how annual meetings will be conducted, and how to deal with conflicts of interest between the company and its decisio...
What does the IRS class as an "Agricultural Employee"?
The Internal Revenue Service's classification of "Agricultural Employees" includes farm workers that raise or harvest agricultural or horticultural products on a farm, including raising livestock. It also includes those who work in connection with the operation, management, conservation, improvement, or maintenance of a farm and its tools and equipm...
How to Start an LLC in Nebraska
Filing Costs* State filing fees are $114 LegalNature's expedited filing fee is $50 Filing Time* The standard filing time for an online filing is 7 business days. The expedited filing time for an online filing is 3 business days. Filing Requirements Certificate of Organization To form your LLC, you must complete a certificate of organization. You mus...
How to Start an LLC in West Virginia
Filing Costs* State filing fees are $131 LegalNature's expedited filing fee is $50 Filing Time* The standard filing time for a paper filing is 15 business days (including mailing time). The expedited filing time for an online filing is 7 business days. Filing Requirements Articles of Organization To form your LLC, you must complete articles of organ...
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...
What does the IRS class as a "Household Employee"?
"Household employees" are those that perform household work in your private, non-farm home (for example, child care, housekeeping, or gardening work). If you hire someone to do household work and you can control what work he or she does and how he or she does it, then you have a household employee....
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...
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...