Contact Information & Filing Details
California Secretary of State
The California Secretary of State offers the following document filing services for domestic and foreign Corporations and Limited Liability Companies.
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Business Incorporation Services
The California Secretary of State offers the following document filing services for domestic and foreign Corporations and Limited Liability Companies:
- Articles of Incorporation – Domestic and foreign Corporation business formations included.
- Articles of Organization – Domestic and foreign LLC business formations included.
- Articles of Amendment – Including, but not limited to change of business address, registered office or agent address, and corporate name changes.
- Articles of Dissolution – Legally closing or dissolving a Corporation or LLC.
- Certificates of Authority – Qualifying to do business within the state of California.
- Certificates of Good Standing
- Business Name Availability Checks and Name Reservations
- Business Name Registrations
- Initial Report and Statement of Information
- Annual Reports and Statement of Information
In California, a Statement of Information is due every year by the last day of the anniversary month for Corporations. A Statement of Information is due biennially (every other year) by the last day of the anniversary month for LLCs. LLCs and Corporations must also file an Initial Report within 90 days of incorporation or registration.
California Secretary of State Contact Information
Business Programs Div.
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Business Programs Division
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Incorporating a business requires the preparation and filing of a Certificate of Incorporation with the Secretary of State in the state in which you decide to incorporate. Once the corporation is established, it becomes its own separate legal entity and is subject to the laws governing corporations in the state of incorporation.
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