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Forming a Corporation in Delaware

Delaware State Corp Filing

Every state has a different set of laws and regulations in place. So, in most cases, no two states are the same. From there you must be familiar with the set of rules present when dealing with Delaware State Corp Filing. If your state of the choice corporation in Delaware, DOT Operating Authority can help you with all the details. There are many steps in the process. 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 Delaware Secretary State. We can also assist with many of your follow-up needs such as amendment filings. Furthermore, we can help you with written consents and annual report preparation and filing.

Delaware Corporate Name Requirements

In order to be a successful corporation in Delaware, your name cannot be confused with any existing names. You also cannot use any reserved, or registered corporate names. All in all, DOT Operating Authority is here to make sure that you get the perfect name for your Delaware State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of Delaware’s requirements.

Permitted Designations: There are several approved designations that corporate names can be followed by, which include:

  • Association
  • Company
  • Corporation
  • Club
  • Foundation
  • Fund
  • Incorporated
  • Institute
  • Limited
  • Society
  • Union
  • Syndicate
  • or abbreviations thereof, with or without punctuation. Also, words that are recognized corporate endings in other countries.

Restricted Designations: There are certain words and phrases that cannot be incorporate names. These are considered “restricted” in Connecticut and require special approval. They include:

  • Bank
  • Trust
  • University
  • College

Connecticut State Corp Filing Requirements

Required Documents: Delaware 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: On Average, it takes between 10 to 15 business days. However, during peak periods the processing time can take 3 – 4 weeks.

Reminder: Follow-up filings are not mandatory.

Directors Information

When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have one or more directors. Also, the director(s) must be at least 19 years old. In addition, the appearance of all names and addresses of all directors MUST be in the Articles of Incorporation.

Annual Reports

All Delaware Corporations must file a Delaware annual report with the Department of Revenue by March 1.

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