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    Forming a Corporation in New Jersey

    New Jersey 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. Due to that, you must be familiar with the set of rules present when dealing with New Jersey State Corp Filing. If your state of choice corporation is New Jersey, 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 New Jersey Secretary State. We can also assist with many of your follow-up needs such as amendment filings, written consents. Also, we can help you with written consents and annual report preparation and filing.

    New Jersey Corporate Name Requirements

    In order to be a successful corporation in New Jersey, 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 New Jersey State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of New Jersey requirements.

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

    • Co.
    • Company
    • Corp.
    • Corporation
    • Inc.
    • Incorporated
    • Limited
    • Ltd.

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

    • Blind
    • Cemetery
    • Funeral Homes
    • Handicapped
    • Little League
    • Olympia
    • Olympic
    • Urban Renewal
    • Insurance

    Prohibited Designations:  New Jersey does not allow the use of the following words and phrases in corporation names.

    • Cemetery
    • D.C.
    • District of Columbia
    • Little League
    • Metropolitan
    • Olympia
    • Olympic
    • Postal
    • Realtor
    • Trust
    • Underwriters

    New Jersey State Corp Filing Requirements

    Required Documents: New Jersey requires businesses to file with the Division of Revenue. Therefore, by trusting us to form your corporation for you, we will file all mandatory documents for you.

    Processing Time: On Average, it takes 15 business days.

    Reminder: Follow-up filings are not mandatory.

    Directors Information

    When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have one or more directors and one incorporator.

    Annual Reports

    All New Jersey Corporations must file an annual report with the Division of Taxation every year before the last day of the anniversary month of the corporation’s formation or qualification.

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