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California LLC and Corporation Registration and Formation

The Gross State Product of California is $2,459 billion and its $2.46 trillion economy is the 6th biggest in the world today. It offers just the kind of profitable business environment that you have been searching for. You can harness the existing infrastructure and benefits of forming an LLC or corporation and experience tremendous growth from a long-term perspective. Are you ready to form a California business?

If you have decided upon company formation in California then it is probably one of the best business decisions you can ever make. The decision is the easy part but the registration and formation can be time consuming. Whether you are thinking of forming an LLC or incorporating in California, here’s some information that will definitely guide through the process.

Where do you begin? The process for California LLC and Corporation registration and formation may seem like an exhaustive process but once you have hired a California registered agent like us, we will ensure, the entire process is simple and quick.

Let’s take a look at how to form a California business corporation or LLC.

California LLC Registration and Formation

 California LLC Registration & Formation

If you are planning to form an LLC in the state of California then it comes with limited liability and several other benefits. The procedure for registration and formation of LLC is as follows:

Step 1 – Hire a registered agent

According to California law, every business is required maintain a Registered Agent. The agent should have the authorization to work as a registered agent in the State of California. 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 California.

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

Step 2 – Choose a Name

LLC name requirements in California are quite stringent and your LLC name should be distinguishable from any other LLCs that exist in the state. You will need to fill the “Name Reservation Request Form” available here and request reservation of limited liability company name. You can mail it to the Secretary of State or drop off in person at the Secretary of State’s office in Sacramento.

Step 3 – Articles of Organization

If you are planning to form a California business LLC then the most important step is to prepare and file the Articles of Organization. The Articles of Organization (Form LLC-1) has to be filed with the California Secretary of State along with the filing fee. We can file the form on your behalf being your registered agent in the state and provide you with certified copies of this filed Articles of Organization.

In case, you have any questions, feel free to call us at 702-871-8678.
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California Corporation Registration and Formation

California Corporation Registration & Formation

If you are planning to form a Corporation in California then the procedure for registration and formation is as follows:

Step 1 – Hire a registered agent

According to California law, every business is required maintain a Registered Agent. The agent should have the authorization to work as a registered agent in the State of California. 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 California.

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

Step 2 – Choose a Name

If you are planning to form a Corporation in California, you will need to identify and check name of your business. You can reserve your business name for a period of 60 days by filling and submitting the “Name Reservation Request Form”. You can download the form from here and submit to the Secretary of State along with the filing fee. It can be submitted by mail or in person at the Secretary of State’s office in Sacramento. The request for reserving a corporation name can also be submitted in person at the Los Angeles regional office.

Step 3 – Certificate of Formation

Successful company formation in California is possible only after your Articles of Incorporation has been submitted with the Secretary of State along with the necessary filing fee. The Articles of Incorporation (Form ARTS–GS, ARTS–CL or ARTS–PC) form will be different for different types of corporations like the form for general stock corporations is different from professional corporations. Once you make a decision regarding the type of corporation, we as your registered agent will file the applicable forms.

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If you have any questions regarding California incorporation or LLC formation, you can simply visit the California Business formation page.