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A corporation is a legal entity that exists separately from its owners. Creating a corporation requires the proper completion and processing of Articles of Incorporation be submitted to the Arizona Corporation Commission for approval (fees apply). Once approved, the articles must be published in a newspaper and the process of “breathing life into the company” is completed. Lanick will assist you with all three steps!
No, an attorney is not a legal requirement. You may prepare and file the articles of incorporation yourself; however, you should understand the requirements and proper processing of documents. You can use our service to incorporate and save money on attorney fees, time and headaches. If you are unsure as to whether an incorporation will benefit your business you may want an initial consultation with an attorney or accountant. Don’t have a attorney or accountant? No problem * contact us today for a free referral.
Choose your company name carefully. What image are you trying to convey? What do you want your customers to remember? By Law the name you choose must not be “deceptively similar” to any existing company and “distinguishable on the record” at the Arizona Secretary of State.
There are so many advantages to incorporating your business. First and foremost is the limited liability protection of your personal assets from lawsuits or creditors. Incorporating helps separate your personal assets from that of your business assets. This means the, shareholders, officers and directors, are not liable for the debts and obligations of the corporation, therefore, creditors will not come knocking at your door to pay debts of the corporation or hold you personally responsible in a corporate lawsuit (provide the suite was not a result of an unlawful act on the behalf of an officer / director / shareholder). In other words maintaining limited liability requires shareholders and directors follow all the government rules and guidelines, including, but not limited to holding annual meetings and maintaining meeting minutes, Lanick offers all these documents in one easy to manage and use corporate records book.