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CORPORATE GLOSSARY
 
Administrative Dissolution
Agent for Service of Process
Apostille
Apportionment
Articles of Incorporation
Articles of Organization
Assumed Name
At Will LLC
Authorized Shares
B Corporation
Benefit Corporation
Board of Directors
Business Dissolution
Business Entity
Bylaws
Certificate of Existence
Certificate of Status
Certified Copy
Close Corporation
Common Stock
Corporate Bylaws
Corporate Name Reservation
Corporate Stock
DBA
Disregarded Entity
Dividends
ESOP
Federal Tax ID
Ficticious Name
Foreign Qualification
Franchise Tax
General Partnership
Good Standing Certificate
Incorporator
IRS Form 966
ITIN
Limited Liability Company
Limited Partnership
Liquidation
LLC
LP
Majority Shareholder
Meetings
Member
Nexus
Non-Stock Corporation
Nonprofit Corporation
Obligated Member LLC
Organizer
Paid-in Capital
Paid-in Surplus
Par Value
Personal Service Corporation
Preferred Stock
Professional Corporation
Professional Service
Proxy
Registered Agent
Registered Office
Reporting Requirements
S Corporation
Series LLC
Service Mark
Shareholder
Sole Proprietor
Stated Capital
Statutory Agent
Stock Certificate
Term LLC
Trade Name
Trademark
Trust
Trustee
Winding Up

Do I need a lawyer to Incorporate in South Dakota?

The short answer is no.  The state of South Dakota does not legally require a lawyer to form a South Dakota Corporationmore...

Do I have to Reserve a Company Name before I Incorporate in South Dakota?

You are not legally required to reserve a Company Name for a new South Dakota Corporation before you submit your application to Incorporate in South Dakota.  more...

What if the South Dakota Corporation Name I want is already taken?

If the Name you have chosen for your new South Dakota Corporation is already in use by a currently active South Dakota Corporation or LLC, and you still want to use that Corporation Name, then you will have to register a DBA Name with the South Dakota Secretary of State.  "DBA" is an abbreviation for "Doing Business As."

We verify that the Name you have chose for your new South Dakota Corporation is available before we submit your Incorporation filing to the South Dakota Secretary of State.  If necessary we can register a DBA Name in South Dakota for you so that you can open your new South Dakota business as quickly as possible.

What do I have to do to Incorporate in South Dakota?

8 things you have to do in order to Incorporate in South Dakota.
  1. Choose a name for your South Dakota Corporation
  2. Select an official address and a Registered Agent for your South Dakota Corporation
  3. Choose a Board of Directors for your South Dakota Corporation
  4. Decide who will be Officers for your South Dakota Corporation
  5. Determine how you want your South Dakota Corporation to be taxed
  6. File Articles of Incorporation with the South Dakota Secretary of State
  7. Get a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
  8. Issue Stock Certificates to the Initial Shareholders
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What do I have to do after I form my South Dakota Corporation?

6 things you have to do after you Incorporate in South Dakota.
  1. Conduct an initial Meeting of the Board of Directors and adopt Corporate Bylaws
  2. Open a Business Bank Account in South Dakota for your SD Corporation
  3. Obtain Business Licenses from the cities and counties in which you plan to do business
  4. Hold Meetings of Shareholders and Directors of each year.
  5. File the required South Dakota Corporation reports
  6.  Keep proper records of your South Dakota Corporation on file
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What information do I need in order to Incorporate in South Dakota?

In order to Incorporate in South Dakota you'll need certain specific information about your new Company including the Corporation name and address; and Registered Agent information.
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How long does it take to Incorporate in South Dakota?

Processing times for new South Dakota Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Secretary of State's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new South Dakota Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 2-3 weeks.  Add 2-3 days for the time period for shipping the final documents by mail.  Choosing our Express Mail option can shave a couple of days off the total processing time for your South Dakota LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE SOUTH DAKOTA SECRETARY OF STATE PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the South Dakota Secretary of State.

In our experience 2-3 weeks is the time it usually takes the South Dakota Secretary of State to process a new South Dakota Corporation application. We get your South Dakota Corporation application to the SD Secretary of State ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new South Dakota Corporation application process.

Are there any Expedited Processing Options for new SD Corporation Filings?

The South Dakota Secretary of State offers expedited service for new SD Corporation filings for an additional $50. The South Dakota Secretary of state defines expedited service as "completion sooner than the normal course of business upon request".

How much does it cost to Incorporate in South Dakota?

The state of South Dakota charges $167.00 to Incorporate in SD.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you Incorporate in South Dakota our processing fees are $125.00.  This includes:
  • Same day processing in of your new South Dakota Corporation order
  • SD Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the South Dakota Secretary of State
  • Certified Copies of Articles
  • South Dakota Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support

What is a South Dakota Professional Corporation?

Generally, if you are required to obtain some kind of license before you can market your skills in the state of South Dakota then you will most likely need to form a South Dakota Professional Corporationmore...

South Dakota Foreign Corporation Qualification

You want to do business in the state of South Dakota but are registered as a Domestic Corporation in another state.  In order to legally conduct business in the state of South Dakota you must register with the South Dakota Secretary of State as a South Dakota Foreign Corporation. more...
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For $125 our South Dakota Incorporation services include:
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 SD Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 SD Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
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 Expedited Service $50   explain
 Express Mail $50   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 SD Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 SD Good Standing Certificate $65   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 SD Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
South Dakota incorporation fees $167.00
Optional products and services $0.00
Total cost $292.00
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  • We start processing your South Dakota Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the South Dakota Secretary of State in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon South Dakota time we will submit your South Dakota Corporation application to the Secretary of State on the same day we receive it.
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our South Dakota Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in South Dakota for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!

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