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Check Name Availability
A free courtesy check of the proposed name against names of like entities registered with the CA Secretary of State are done prior to the filing of the Articles to follow the Business Entity Name Regulations of the California Code of Regulations, Title 2, Division 7, Chapter 8.5, Sections 21000 through 21008.
Out-of-State Registration fees with Secretary of State (only if another state)
Clients who are filing outside of CA will be informed of additional out of state registration fees prior to filing the appropriate forms.
State Filing Fees (Ca Only)
CA State filing fees are required to be submitted with the Articles for proper filing of the forms.
Prepare and File Articles of Incorporation.
The legal name of the corporation will be whatever is listed and filed under the Articles. The general filing requirements are found in the California Corporations Code sections 200-202 et seq.
Prepare and File First Statement of Information
A Statement of Information (Form SI–200) must be filed with the California Secretary of State within 90 days after filing the Articles of Incorporation and each year thereafter during the applicable filing period. The applicable filing period is the calendar month in which the Articles of Incorporation were filed and the immediately preceding five calendar months.
The corporate book protects and organizes records. Since corporations are required to retain certain documents such as minutes for shareholders’ and directors’ meetings, corporation accounting records, and document major corporate resolutions, these books provide the perfect method to organize and store the above-mentioned important documents.
Issuance of Corporate Stock Certificates
Certificates are printed with corporate name, stock designation, state of incorporation and signatories. Certificates are available for General Corporations, Not-For-Profit Corporation, Professional Corporation, Limited Liability Companies, General Partnership and Limited Partnership.
Corporate Embossing Seal
Seals are the official mark of the corporation. The corporate seal retains a sense of authenticity and a mark of identity for a corporation.
Shipping and Postage
Shipping and postage is included in the package.
Implement Corporate Agreements and Bylaws
A corporation’s bylaws exist as the company’s internal rules and regulations that govern the business.The company needs to keep its bylaws at the primary office location, along with the corporation’s other important business documents.
Complete Financial Budget and Compensation Review
A complete financial budget and compensation review is done during the completion of the corporation formation. This is important so that a reasonable budget and compensation can be determined for each client.
Corporation Minutes and Resolutions (Available on CD)
Minutes are an essential part to any meeting and are used as an official account of the decisions made during a board/shareholder meeting. A resolution is written documentation describing an action authorized by the board of directors of a corporation.
Structure of Accountable Reimbursement Plan
Structuring a plan for reimbursing employees for business expenses ties in with the Financial Review. Under this plan, the reimbursement that the employee receives for the expenses is not included in his/her income. Employees are required to account adequately for expenses with records and return any excess reimbursement within a reasonable period of time.
Implement Tax Strategies
Implementing tax strategies is necessary in achieving the desired end result for each client. We offer mid-year and end of year reviews for all our clients to make sure that they are still in the direction that their business is set.
Prepare and File Form 2553 S-Election (S-Corps)
Under Section 1362 (a) a corporation or other entity eligible to elect to be treated as a corporation must use Form 2553 to make an election to be an S Corporation.
Prepare and File Stocks with Department of Business Oversight
This process must be filed electronically through the internet process made available by the Department of Business Oversight on www.dbo.ca.gov.
Prepare and File for SS-4 Employer Identification Number
An EIN is a nine-digit number assigned to sole proprietors, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and other entities for tax filing and reporting purposes. It is use in connection with your business activities only.
Ongoing Support and Consultation for Entity Assistance
We value our relationship with our clients and stand by our work. Therefore, ongoing support during and after this process is important so that our clients can focus on their business and are reassured that we’re just a phone call away.