Additional Resources For Incorporating In The State of
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California INCORPORATION RESOURCES

SEE WHAT ONLINE INCORPORATION SERVICES CHARGE

Why Do You Need To Incorporate Your Business?

Check Corporate Name

California Secretary Of State - Division Of Corporation's

California Corporate Statutes

California Corporations Office FAQ

California Franchise Tax Board

Additional State Filings That You May Need To Make

California Corporate Kit

California Small Business Doument Package

OTHER ISSUES

Protecting Your Business Name

Trademark Searches

Fictitious Names

Business Resources

SITE LEGAL INFORMATION

E-Book Licensing Terms

Privacy Policy

Copyright Notice

 

E-BOOKS AND DOCUMENT PACKAGES

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California Corporate Kit E-Book

California Small Business E-Book

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Other Possible Regulatory Filings

Depending on the nature of your business, you may be required to obtain a license to operate your profession or business in California. This link to the licensing agencies will assist you in determining whetehr there are any licensing requirements applicable to your business.

California Licensing Link

You may also wish to check the California Code for possible licensing requirements that may apply to your business.

California Code

and the California Business Act

CALIFORNIA SALES TAX REGISTRATION

All businesses that collect the California sales tax when selling certain items must obtain a California Sales and Use Tax Number. For information regarding Sales Tax in California, contact the California State Board of Equilization.

Forms for Sales Tax in California can be obtained at the following LINK.

EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

If you have employees, you may need to register with the Employment Development Department.

OTHER CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES

The Franchise Tax Board -for information regarding franchise tax requirements.

The State Board of Equalization - for information regarding sales tax and/or use tax liability.

The Commissioner of Corporations - for information regarding issuance and sale of securities in California, Franchise Investment Law, Personal Property Brokers Law and Escrow Law requirements.

The Department of Insurance - for information regarding insurer requirements.

The Department of Financial Institutions - for information regarding the organization of banks and corporate name style requirements.

The Department of Consumer Affairs - for information regarding licensing requirements.

The Employment Development Department - for information regarding disability unemployment insurance tax.

The Department of Industrial Relations - for information regarding workman's compensation requirements.

The city and/or county clerk and/or recorder where the principal place of business is located - for information regarding business licenses, fictitious business names (if doing business under a name other than the corporate name), and for specific requirements regarding zoning, building permits, etc. based on the business activities of the corporation.

 

GUIDE TO MAINTAINING YOUR CORPORATION

Overview

Regular Meetings and Corporate Actions

Seperate Corporate Accounts

Annual Reports and Filings

Contracting

Advertising and Marketing

Director Duties

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS Provided Totally Free Of Charge

IRS Form SS-4 To Obtain Federal Tax ID Number

IRS Form 2553 To Make Subchapter "S" Election

Other State Forms