Incorporating California Corporations
What is a California corporation?
California corporations are separate legal entities established by the shareholders. The shareholders elect to have an incorporator make the action to incorporate a California corporation to create a separate entity from them personally.
How much do California corporations cost?
An California corporation will cost $100 to file the articles of incorporation.
How to form California corporations:
It will take about 2 months to process your CA corporation articles of incorporation if you use a paper form and mail it in. If you walk the filing in, it will take about 25 business days. If you walk your California corporation filing in and pay the 24 hour expedite fee, it will be done the next day.
If you need a federal tax ID number, that can be obtained online immediately with the IRS.
How are California corporations regulated?
California Corporations are governed by the California Corporations Code - Title 1, Division 1 General Corporation Law.
California corporations require:
An incorporating California ending such as Inc, corporation, or incorporated, a general purpose, an amount of California corporation shares you would like to authorize, the amount of shares you are issuing, the class of the shares, the name and address of the California incorporator, and the registered agent of the proposed California corporation.
You can do this yourself and use our free California corporate tools we provide in your online account, or you can pay our $100 incorporating California service fee and we'll do it for you. When you pay us to form your California corporation, your money actually goes back into the local community. Why? Because we actually run a corporation in California, just like you and we cry at the amount of taxes we have to pay California.
When we incorporate a California corporation, Our incorporating California service includes:
Total incorporating California package for only $325 to form an California corporation, and that includes the state filing fees.MORE HELPFUL TIPS
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