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Name Reservations
A business 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.

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Registered Agent Services
A registered agent is responsible for accepting official notices from the Secretary of State and service of process. CorpNet can provide registered agent services in all 50 states.

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Federal Tax ID Numbers
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a Federal Tax Identification Number that is used to identify a business entity.

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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.

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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.

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DBA’s (Doing Business As)
DBAs are sometimes called fictitious business names, assumed business names, or trade names.

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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.

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Foreign Qualifications
If your Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) is operating in more than one state, you may need to file for a foreign qualification in states outside of your home state.

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Conversions
A conversion is necessary when a company decides to switch its business from one entity type to another entity type. For example, convert a C-Corporation to an LLC.

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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.

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Reinstatements
Reinstatement will be required for a Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) to return to active compliant status with the Secretary of State’s office.

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Articles of Dissolution
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!

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Business Licenses & Permits
Businesses are required to comply with license and permit regulations. Don’t let licensing requirements overwhelm you! CorpNet can make the process easy.

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

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