Register Your S-Corporation in California

As the largest economy in the US, California State is home to just over 3 mil. small businesses. S-Corporation entity structure is designed for small business with big dreams.

Just $74 + $105 State Fee

Create S-Corporation in CA

Benefits of a California S-Corporation

Why choose S-Corporation for new business in California?

Limited Liability Protection

Limited Liability Protection

LLCs are treated as a separate legal entity, giving members limited liability protection of their personal assets.

Pass-through Taxation

Pass-through Taxation

Taxes are not paid at the business level – instead, income and loss are reported on the members’ tax return.

Raise Capital

Raise Capital

Corporations can raise unlimited amounts of money through the sale of common or preferred stock.

Fluid Ownership

Fluid Ownership

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.

Corporation Name

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.

Service Filing Times State Fee
Certificate of Incorporation 14-30 Days $105
Statement of Information $20