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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 ......
How to Start an LLC in Your State
To find out how to start an LLC in your state simply choose your state from the list below. Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware D.C. Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire ......
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....
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 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...
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...
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...
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 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...