Why choose S-Corporation for new business in California?
Limited Liability Protection
LLCs are treated as a separate legal entity, giving members limited liability protection of their personal assets.
Taxes are not paid at the business level – instead, income and loss are reported on the members’ tax return.
Corporations can raise unlimited amounts of money through the sale of common or preferred stock.
The shareholders own stock in the company and vote for a board of directors to oversee the business.
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S-Corporation Requirements in CA
What to expect when filing Certificate of Incorporation in California.
Certificate of Incorporation
Certificate of Incorporation is the document that must be filed with Secretary of State Business Entities Filings to form your Corporation. Filenow helps you prepare this document along with necessary paperwork.
Name of your Corporation in California must contain words “Corporation” “Incorporated” “Limited” or the abbreviations “Corp.”, “Inc.” or “Ltd.”
Statement of Information
Statement of information form must be filed with CA Secretary of State within the first 90 days of registering your Corporation.
After meeting state and federal requirements, shareholders of the corporation must submit “Election by a Small Business Corporation” form with the IRS.
California State Fees
Filenow will collect and pay Certificate of Incorporation State Fee on your behalf directly to the California Secretary of State.