C Corporation

A C Corporation brings your business greater credibility and growth potential. It differs from S Corporations and LLCs in taxation, ownership, and the ability to raise capital through stock.

Select Your Package

Corporation Premium
Starting at $972 *
Preparation and filing of all legal documents with the state

We prepare and file the article of Incorporation with the state, monitor the process, and promptly deliver the final paperwork to you upon approval.

Name Availability Check

Name check ensures the availability of your desired business name with the state.

Federal Tax ID Number (EIN)

The IRS requires every business entity to obtain a federal tax ID number, or EIN. Banks also usually require an EIN in order to open a business account.

Certified Copy

Obtain certified copies of your formation documents.

Corporate Kit & Seal

Custom record book, ownership certificates, sample documents, and a metal corporate seal.

Business License Research Package

Quickly and accurately, CT assembles a pdf package with all licenses, permits, and tax registrations you need to file for your business.

Corporation Plus
Starting at $762 *
Preparation and filing of all legal documents with the state

We prepare and file the article of Incorporation with the state, monitor the process, and promptly deliver the final paperwork to you upon approval.

Name Availability Check

Name check ensures the availability of your desired business name with the state.

Federal Tax ID Number (EIN)

The IRS requires every business entity to obtain a federal tax ID number, or EIN. Banks also usually require an EIN in order to open a business account.

Certified Copy

Obtain certified copies of your formation documents.

Corporate Kit & Seal

Custom record book, ownership certificates, sample documents, and a metal corporate seal.

Corporation Basic
Starting at $335 *
Preparation and filing of all legal documents with the state

We prepare and file the article of Incorporation with the state, monitor the process, and promptly deliver the final paperwork to you upon approval.

Name Availability Check

Name check ensures the availability of your desired business name with the state.

Advantages to Promote Growth and Equity

Because they can issue multiple classes of stock and have an unlimited number of owners, C Corporations are ideal for attracting venture capital and other types of equity financing - like crowdfunding. Their well-established governance rules provide peace of mind for investors, lenders, and creditors, and they can structure payroll to reduce taxes.

CT’s Incorporation Experts Will:

  • Work with you to select the incorporation package that best suits your needs and ambitions
  • Answer your questions about C Corporations, S Corporations, LLCs, and everything in between to ensure you incorporate the right way
  • Outline relevant compliance rules and processes so you know just what to expect
  • Advise on your state’s naming requirements and perform a name check to verify availability
  • File your Articles of Incorporation with the state, including all required language, monitoring the process, and promptly delivering upon approval

C Corporation FAQs

What compliance rules must I follow as a C Corporation owner?

C Corporations need to have shareholders, directors, and officers. They must hold director and shareholder meetings, keep corporate minutes, and allow shareholders to vote on major corporate decisions. Your C Corporation also needs to file annual reports and maintain good standing in state(s) where you’re incorporated.

What is a C Corporation?

A C Corporation (also known as a “C Corp”) is a legal entity that protects the owners’ personal assets from creditors. It can have an unlimited number of owners and multiple classes of stock. Unlike an S Corporation or an LLC, it pays taxes at the corporate level.

Questions? We Can Help

Our team of compliance experts is available to answer your questions.

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