DBA’s (Fictitious Business Names)

DBA’s (Fictitious Business Names)

DBAs are sometimes called Fictitious Business Names (FBNs), assumed business names or trade names.

Articles of Amendments

Articles of Amendments

In most states if a business is making any changes to an existing corporation or LLC the state will require an Amendment to be filed.

Closing a Business – Dissolving a Corp or LLC

Closing a Business – Dissolving a Corp or LLC

A Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) must file Articles of Dissolution with their state of formation in order to effectively wind down and dissolve the Corporation or LLC!

Reinstatements

Reinstatements

In order for the Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) to return to active compliant status with the secretary of state’s office, if they have administratively been dissolved or placed in ‘non-compliance’ the Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) may be required to file for “Reinstatement” of their company.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports

If your state requires you to file an Annual Report, there is a specific due date upon which the form must be filed by each year to keep your company in order to maintain corporate compliance with the state.

Name Reservations

Name Reservations

A Name reservation consists of a business filing with the Secretary of State’s office to reserve your company name until you are ready to incorporate your business or Form a Limited Liability Company.

Obtaining Business Licenses & Permits

Obtaining Business Licenses & Permits

Businesses are required to comply with business license and business permit regulations. Don’t let licensing requirements overwhelm you! Obtain a Business License or Permit today and avoid unnecessary penalties.

Conversions

Conversions

A conversion is necessary when a company decides to convert their entity from one entity type to another entity type. From a C-Corporation to an LLC.

Initial Reports

Initial Reports

In certain states, a Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) is required to file an Initial Report, also known as a Statement of Information with the secretary of state’s office.

Registered Agent Services (All 50 States)

Registered Agent Services (All 50 States)

The registered agent is responsible for accepting official notices from the Secretary of State and service of process in the event the corporation is sued.

Federal Tax ID Numbers (EIN’s)

Federal Tax ID Numbers (EIN’s)

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) (also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number), is used to identify a business entity.

S-Corporation Elections

S-Corporation Elections

An S-Corporation is formed in the same manner as a C-Corporation, the corporate entity makes an election with the IRS to be taxed as a “pass-through entity” under subchapter S of the Internal Revenue Code.

CorpNet EXPRESS Filing Services

CorpNet EXPRESS Filing Services

Using CorpNet’s® Rush Filing service can get your documents processed and filed within 24-48 hours in most states!

Foreign Qualifications

If your company is incorporated in a particular state, but is conducting business in a state other than the state of formation, the state where the business transactions are taking place may require you to qualify your Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) within the state.

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