Forming a Corporation in Colorado
Every state has a different set of laws and regulations in place. In most cases, no two states are the same. Therefore, you must be familiar with the set of rules present when dealing with Colorado State Corp Filing. If your state of choice for a corporation is Colorado, DOT Operating Authority can help you with all the details. There are many steps in the process. Therefore, from what comes from our part, we will research the availability of your company name. Also, our company can help you prepare and file your Articles of Incorporation with the Colorado Secretary of State. We can also assist with many of your follow-up needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing.
Colorado Corporate Name Requirements:
In order to be a successful corporation in Colorado, your name cannot be confused with any existing, reserved, or registered corporate names. All in all, DOT Operating Authority is here to make sure that you get the perfect name for your Colorado State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of Colorado’ s requirements.
Permitted Designations: There are several approved designations that corporate names can be followed by, which include:
Restricted Designations: There are certain words and phrases that cannot be in corporate names. Furthermore, these are considered “restricted” in Colorado and require special approval. They include:
- Credit Union
- Savings and Loan
Colorado State Corp Filing Requirements
Required Documents: Colorado requires businesses to file Articles of Incorporation. Therefore, by trusting us to form your corporation for you, we will file all mandatory documents for you.
Processing Time: Typically, it takes 1-2 business days to form a corporation in Colorado.
Reminder: Follow-up filings are not mandatory.
When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have one or more directors.
All Colorado corporations must file a Colorado annual report with the Colorado Secretary of State two months before the date that marks the anniversary of the corporation. Furthermore, in California, this report is processed in 1 to 8 hours.