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Alabama LLC and Corporation Registration and Formation

Why form a Corporation in Alabama? This is a state that has shown tremendous business growth prospects in recent times and today there exist more than 382,524 new small businesses in the state. The primary industries in the state include food, apparel, lumber and wood, textiles, and industrial machinery and there are several industries like aviation and automobiles that are expanding at a rapid rate.

Business growth in Alabama has been due to a variety of incentives and programs offered by the state and counties. Apart from this, there are several designated enterprise zones and a business situated in such a zone will receive sales and use tax exemptions. Overall, these are some of the factors that are responsible for creating a favorable business climate.

What are you planning to FORM today? LLC or a CORPORATION?

The procedure for company formation in Alabama may seem like an exhausting one but when you hire a top Alabama Registered Agent like us, we will ensure, the entire procedure is simple and quick.

How to: Alabama LLC Registration and Formation

Alabama LLC Registration & Formation
An LLC can be formed in accordance to the Alabama LLC Act of 2014, Title 10A – Alabama Business and Non-Profit Entities Code, Chapter 5A – Limited Liability Companies. The procedure for registration and formation of LLC is as follows:

Step#1: Hire a registered agent

If you form an LLC, you will be required to designate and maintain a Registered Agent as per Chapter 1 – GENERAL PROVISIONS, Section 10A-1-5.31. The agent could be a foreign or domestic entity and should have the authorization for transacting business in the state of Alabama. We would take this opportunity to share with you the fact that we are one of the Top Registered Agents in the state and have been responsible for over 11,494 company formations in Alabama.

We are in compliance with all regulations in the State of Alabama.

Step#2: Choose LLC Name

If you are planning to form an Alabama business LLC then the first step is to identify a name for your business and register it. According to 2012 Code of Alabama, Title 10A, Section 10A-1-5.06, the name of your limited liability company should contain words like “Limited Liability Company” or abbreviations like “LLC” or “L.L.C.” One of the important things to note is that you will be required to file appropriate application for registration of your name.

How would you know that the name chosen by you is unique? In order to find out, you can conduct name search from here.

Note: Without the “Certificate of Name Reservation”, you will not be able to file Application for Registration of LLC.

Step#3: Application for Registration

LLC company formation in Alabama is possible only after you have registered an LLC name. You will also have to file the Certificate of Name Reservation along with the “Foreign Limited Liability Company Application for Registration”. The form has to be filed in original along with two copies. It can be mailed and submitted in person with the Business Entities Division of the Secretary of State along with the required fee.

You can select the ONLINE submission option or we can complete the entire process on your behalf.

Alabama Corporation Registration and Formation

Alabama INC Registration & Formation
If you are planning to form a Corporation in Alabama then the procedure for registration and formation is as follows:

Step#1: Hire a Registered Agent

In the state of Alabama, you will need to assign and maintain a Registered agent as required by 2012 Code of Alabama, Title 10A, Chapter 1 – GENERAL PROVISIONS, Section 10A-1-5.31. If you are planning to form a Corporation in Alabama, a registered agent will ensure the process of filing of certificate of authority or certificate of formation takes place in accordance to the law. We would take this opportunity to share with you the fact that we are one of the top registered agents in the state and have been responsible for over 11,494 company formation in Alabama.

We are in compliance with all regulations in the State of Alabama.

Step#2: Name Reservation

If you are planning to form a Corporation in Alabama, then the first step is to identify a name for your business and register it. According to 2012 Code of Alabama, Title 10A, Section 10A-1-5.04, the name of your corporation should contain words like “Incorporated” or “Corporation” or abbreviations like “Inc.,” or “Corp.” Foreign business entities are required to reserve their names by sending an application of filing to the Secretary of State in accordance with Section 10A-1-5.22 of 2012 Code of Alabama.

How would you know that the name chosen by you is unique? In order to find out, you can conduct name search from here.

Note: Without the “Certificate of Name Reservation”, you will not be able to file Certificate of Formation (Domestic Corporation) or Certificate of Authority (Foreign Corporation).

Step#3: Certificate of Formation/Certificate of Authority

Once you are ready to register your business or form a Corporation in Alabama, you will be required to file Certificate of Formation (Domestic Corporation) or Certificate of Authority (Foreign Corporation) along with the name reservation certificate. The form can be mailed and submitted in person with the Business Entities Division of the Alabama Secretary of State along with the required fee.

You can select the ONLINE submission option or we can complete the entire procedure on your behalf.

If you have any questions regarding Alabama Incorporation or LLC Formation, you can simply visit the Alabama Business formation page.

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