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If you are ready to incorporate your business in Virginia, you will find the following on how to form a Virginia information helpful.
You want your corporation's name to stand-out and set your business apart from the crowd. But to pass muster with the state of Virginia, your name must also be unique—no Virginia corporation can have a name that is deceptively similar to another Virginia corporation. In addition, Virginia imposes several other very specific requirements:
Virginia requires that a corporation have at least one director, but there is no residence or age requirement for the corporation's directors. The names and addresses of the initial directors must be stated in the Articles of Incorporation. (The names and addresses of officers are not required to be stated in the Articles of Incorporation.)
Articles of Incorporation must be filed and accepted by the state in order to form a corporation in Virginia. The following information is required:
Virginia allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional corporation (PC).
If you would like information on the fees Virginia charges to incorporate a business, CT would be happy to answer this and any other questions you have about becoming a Virginia corporation.
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