Name and AddressYou may skip any question and go back later

Corporation Name

What should the corporation name include?

The corporation name should be the full name of the corporation with a corporate suffix at the end (i.e. Co., Corp., Inc., Ltd.). Check your Secretary of State to make sure your company name is still available to prevent your filing from being rejected. Some states allow you to check online whether your company name is already taken and registered.

Address

What is the corporation's principal place of business?

Include the full address and location of where the company conducts its primary operations and business.

Statement of PurposeYou may skip any question and go back later

What is the purpose of the corporation?

Select Other if you wish to fill in your own purpose or for limiting corporate activity.

The purpose for which the corporation is organized is:

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What is an Articles of Incorporation?

An Articles of Incorporation is a set of formal documents that contain basic information about a company being created. Because each state has its own requirements, the Articles of Incorporation are usually filed with the Secretary of State. Once the Articles of Incorporation are filed, the company becomes a registered business entity for legal and tax purposes in the state.

Registered AgentYou may skip any question and go back later

Name

Who is the registered agent?

The registered agent is the person or business entity who receives legal notices and paperwork for the corporation. For Connecticut, the resident agent can be a natural person who is a resident of Connecticut or a Connecticut corporation, LLC, LLP, or statutory trust. Or, if the agent is not a Connecticut domestic entity then it must be an entity that has procured a certificate of authority to transact business in CT.

Address

IncorporatorYou may skip any question and go back later

Name

Who is the incorporator?

The incorporator is the person who prepares and signs the Articles of Incorporation and files it with the Secretary of State.

DirectorYou may skip any question and go back later

Who are the director(s)?

Enter the full name and address (street, city, state, zip code) of each director.

OfficersYou may skip any question and go back later

Do you want to include any officer(s)?

Who are the officer(s)?

Enter the full name and address (street, city, state, zip code) of each officer.

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What is service of process?

Service of process is the procedure for serving notice of a lawsuit to the party being sued. A corporation must have a designated agent who will receive such notices in the event the corporation is sued. List a Alabama resident or a Alabama registered corporate agent. The agent can be any adult who lives in Alabama but cannot be your own corporation.

Authorized StockYou may skip any question and go back later

How many total shares of stock is the corporation authorized to issue?

What type of stock?

With or without par value?

What is par value?

Par value means the stated dollar amount assigned to a share of stock.

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What is authorized capital?

Authorized capital is the amount of stock that the company will issue and determines the worth of the company when incorporated. Include information like the total number of authorized shares, type of stock, and the par value, if any.

DurationYou may skip any question and go back later

How long is the duration of this corporation?

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