Forming a Corporation in Pennsylvania
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 Pennsylvania State Corp Filing. If your state of choice corporation is Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania 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.
Pennsylvania Corporate Name Requirements
In order to be a successful corporation in Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of Pennsylvania requirements.
Permitted Designations: There are several approved designations that corporate names can be followed by, which include:
Prohibited Designations: Pennsylvania does not allow the use of the following words and phrases in corporation names.
Pennsylvania State Corp Filing Requirements
Required Documents: Pennsylvania requires businesses to file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State. 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 7 – 10 business days.
Reminder: Follow-up filings are mandatory.
When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have at least three directors: a President, Treasurer, and a Secretary.
All Pennsylvania Corporations must file an Pennsylvania annual report with the State of Pennsylvania on or before April 15.