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What is an Arizona Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of an Arizona Professional Corporation?

Arizona Professional Corporations are commonly formed by a group of licensed Professionals who want to open a joint practice.   The main advantage of Forming an Arizona Professional Corporation is that malpractice by one of the Professionals will not be held against the other Professionals if they we're not involved in the malpractice.

Do I need a lawyer to Form a Professional Corporation in Arizona?

The short answer is no.  The state of Arizona does not legally require a lawyer to form an Arizona Professional Corporationmore...

Do I have to Reserve a Company Name before I Form a Professional Corporation in Arizona?

You are not legally required to reserve a Company Name for a new Arizona Professional Corporation before you submit your application to Form a Professional Corporation in Arizona.

Whether or not you need to reserve a company name for your new Arizona Professional Corporation depends entirely on your business situation.  The Arizona Corporation Commission uses names on a first come first served basis.  So if you think that someone may snatch the Company Name that you have in mind, you may want to reserve that Arizona Company Name.

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What if the Arizona Professional Corporation Name I want is already taken?

If the Name you have chosen for your new Arizona Professional Corporation is already in use by a currently active Arizona Corporation or LLC, and you still want to use that Professional Corporation Name, then you will have to register a DBA Name with the county recorder in each Arizona county in which you want to do business. "DBA" is an abbreviation for "Doing Business As."

In Arizona a DBA Name is called a Trade Name.

We verify that the Name you have chose for your new Arizona Professional Corporation is available before we submit your Incorporation filing to the Arizona Corporation Commission.  If necessary we can register a Trade Name in Arizona for you so that you can open your new Arizona business as quickly as possible.

Are there any Company Name restrictions for an AZ Professional Corporation?

An Arizona Professional Corporation corporate name must comply with all laws and regulations for regular Arizona Corporation corporate names.

In addition, an Arizona Professional Corporation corporate name may not contain any language stating or implying that it is incorporated for a purpose other than that authorized by its Articles of Incorporation.

An Arizona Professional Corporation corporate name must also conform with the name regulations of any applicable Arizona Professinal licensing board.

The name of an Arizona Professional Corporation must contain the words Professional Corporation, Professional Association, Service Corporation, Limited or Chartered or the abbreviation P.C., P.A., S.C., Ltd., Chtd., PC, PA, SC, LTD or CHTD.

What do I have to do to Form a Professional Corporation in Arizona?

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

What do I have to do after I form my Arizona Professional Corporation?

6 things you have to do after you Incorporate in Arizona.
  1. Conduct an initial Meeting of the Board of Directors and adopt Corporate Bylaws
  2. Open a Business Bank Account in Arizona for your AZ 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 Arizona Professional Corporation reports
  6.  Keep proper records of your Arizona Professional Corporation on file

What information do I need in order to Form a Professional Corporation in Arizona?

In order to Incorporate in Arizona you'll need certain specific information about your new Company including the Corporation name and address; and Registered Agent information.

How long does it take to Form a Professional Corporation in Arizona?

Processing times for new Arizona Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Corporation Commission's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new Arizona Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 15-20 business days.  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 Arizona LLC.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the Arizona Corporation Commission.

In our experience 15-20 business days is the time it usually takes the Arizona Corporation Commission to process a new Arizona Professional Corporation application. We get your Arizona Professional Corporation application to the AZ Corporation Commission ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new Arizona Professional Corporation application process.

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

The Arizona Secretary of State posts the processing times for new Corporation filings on its website each Monday. The Secretary of State offers expedited processing for an additional $35. This cuts processing time for Arizona Corporation filings approximately in half.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in Arizona?

The state of Arizona charges $60.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the AZ Corporation Commission.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in Arizona our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new Arizona Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • AZ Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the Arizona Corporation Commission
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • Arizona Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
For $125 our Arizona Professional Corporation services include:
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 AZ Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 AZ Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
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 Expedited Service $35   explain
 Express Mail $70   explain
 S-Corporation Election $50   explain
 AZ Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 AZ Good Standing Certificate $73   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 AZ Corporation Kit and Seal $99   explain
 Business License Research $175   explain
Processing fees $125.00
Arizona incorporation fees $60.00
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  • We start processing your Arizona Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Arizona Corporation Commission in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon Arizona time we will submit your Arizona Professional Corporation application to the Corporation Commission on the same day we receive it.
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Arizona Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in Arizona for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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