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New Jersey LLC and Corporation Registration and Formation

Why should you form a corporation in New Jersey? There are plenty of reasons including strong economy, great workforce, and availability of several business incentive programs. These are probably some of the reasons why there are almost 20 New Jersey based businesses in the Forbes 500 list. The big names include NRG Energy (Rockleigh-based Volvo Group), Teaneck-based Cognizant, Quest Diagnostics, Prudential Financial, Novo Nordisk, Samsung Electronics, and BMW Group. The Garden State definitely provides the right environment and opportunities to small businesses for growth and expansion.

We are one of the top New Jersey registered agents and can assist you with the successful registration of your business entity in the state.

Let’s take a look at how you can form a New Jersey business LLC or Corporation.

New Jersey LLC Registration and Formation

New Jersey LLC Registration & Formation

LLC company formation in New Jersey is governed by Chapter 428 Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. The procedure for registration and formation of LLC is as follows:

Step#1: Maintain a registered agent

If you are planning to form a Limited Liability Company in New Jersey then you will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in the state pursuant to NJ Rev Stat § 42:2C-14 (2013). This law is applicable for domestic limited liability company as well as foreign limited liability company. 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 businesses set up in New Jersey. We can assist you to form a New Jersey business LLC.

Step#2: LLC Name Reservation

One of the foremost steps towards company formation in New Jersey is identifying a name for your business entity. What is the process? The process is as follows:

  • Identify a name for your business entity
  • According to NJ Rev Stat § 42:2C-8 (2013), the name should contain the phrase or words “limited liability company” or the abbreviations “L.L.C.”, or “LLC”.
  • The chosen name should be distinguishable and should not be deceptively similar to the name of any limited partnership, corporation, or limited liability company
  • Apply for reservation of name pursuant to the provisions of NJ Rev Stat § 42:2C-10 (2013) (limited liability companies)
  • Submit the form through mail or online with the New Jersey Division of Revenue along with the applicable fee. An LLC can reserve its name for a period of 120 days.

Step#3: Certificate of Formation and Certificate of Authority

If you are planning to form a New Jersey business LLC then the most important step is to prepare and file the proper documents for a Limited Liability Company. The steps are:

  • If you want to register a domestic LLC then you will be required to file “Certificate of Formation” governed by NJ Rev Stat § 42:2C-18 (2013).
  • If your business entity is a foreign LLC then you will be required to file “Certificate of Authority” pursuant to NJ Rev Stat § 42:2C-57 (2013).
  • The application or documentation for registration of LLC can be filed with the Department of State, Division of Commercial Recording, in person or online.

We can file the form on your behalf being your registered agent in the state and provide you with certified copies of the LLC registration.

In case, you have any questions regarding how to form a New Jersey business, feel free to call us at 702-871-8678.

New Jersey Corporation Registration and Formation

New Jersey Corporation Registration & Formation

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

Step#1: Maintain a Registered Agent

If you are planning to form a business or professional corporation in New Jersey then you will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in the state pursuant to NJ Rev Stat § 14A:4-1 (2013). This law is applicable for domestic as well as foreign corporations. 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 businesses set up in New Jersey. We can assist you to form a New Jersey business as we are in compliance with all regulations in the State of New Jersey.

Step#2: Corporate Name Reservation

In order to form a corporation in New Jersey, one of the key steps is identifying a name for your business entity. What is the process? The process is as follows:

  • Identify a name for your business entity
  • According to NJ Rev Stat § 14A:17-14 (2013), a corporate name should contain the phrase or words “corporation”, “company”, “incorporated”, or the abbreviations “Corp.”, or “Inc.”
  • The chosen name should be distinguishable and should not be deceptively similar to the name of any limited liability company, limited partnership, or corporation
  • Apply for reservation of name pursuant to NJ Rev Stat § 14A:2-3 (2013).
  • Submit the form through mail or online with the New Jersey Division of Revenue along with the applicable fee. A business corporation can reserve its name for a period of 120 days.

Step#3: Certificate of Incorporation and Certificate of Authority

If you are planning to form a corporation in New Jersey, then the most important step is to prepare and file the proper documents for a business corporation. The formation will be governed by 2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes, Title 14A – Corporations, General. The steps are:

  • If you want to register a domestic corporation then you will be required to file “Certificate of Incorporation” pursuant to NJ Rev Stat § 14A:2-7 (2013).
  • If your business entity is a foreign corporation then you will be required to file an ” Certificate of Authority” to transact business in the state pursuant to NJ Rev Stat § 14A:13-4 (2013).
  • The application or documentation for registration of a corporation can be filed with the office of NJ Division of Revenue, Corporate Filing Unit, in person or online.

We can file the form on your behalf being your registered agent in the state and provide you with certified copies of the incorporation.

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

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