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What is an Arkansas Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of an Arkansas Professional Corporation?

Arkansas Professional Corporations are commonly formed by a group of licensed Professionals who want to open a joint practice.   The main advantage of Forming an Arkansas 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 Arkansas?

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

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

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

Whether or not you need to reserve a company name for your new Arkansas Professional Corporation depends entirely on your business situation.  The Arkansas Secretary of State 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 Arkansas Company Name.

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

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

In Arkansas a DBA Name is called a Fictitious Name.

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

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

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

In addition, an Arkansas 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 Arkansas Professional Corporation corporate name must also conform with the name regulations of any applicable Arkansas Professinal licensing board.

An Arkansas Professional Corporation name must contain either the names of one or more of the shareholders (owners) or the names of one or more deceased former shareholders or deceased members of a predecessor organization; or any combinations of these names.

The name of a person who is not employed by the corporation cannot be included in the AR Professional Corporation corporate name, except that the name of a deceased former shareholder or deceased member of a predecessor organization may continue to be included in the corporate name.

Also, an Arkansas Professional Corporation name must end with the word Chartered, or Limited, or the abbreviation Ltd., or the words Professional Association, or the abbreviation P.A.

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

8 things you have to do in order to Incorporate in Arkansas.
  1. Choose a name for your Arkansas Professional Corporation
  2. Select an official address and a Registered Agent for your Arkansas Professional Corporation
  3. Choose a Board of Directors for your Arkansas Professional Corporation
  4. Decide who will be Officers for your Arkansas Professional Corporation
  5. Determine how you want your Arkansas Professional Corporation to be taxed
  6. File Articles of Incorporation with the Arkansas 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 Arkansas Professional Corporation?

6 things you have to do after you Incorporate in Arkansas.
  1. Conduct an initial Meeting of the Board of Directors and adopt Corporate Bylaws
  2. Open a Business Bank Account in Arkansas for your AR 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 Arkansas Professional Corporation reports
  6.  Keep proper records of your Arkansas Professional Corporation on file
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What information do I need in order to Form a Professional Corporation in Arkansas?

In order to Incorporate in Arkansas 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 Form a Professional Corporation in Arkansas?

Processing times for new Arkansas Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Secretary of State's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new Arkansas Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 10 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 Arkansas LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE ARKANSAS SECRETARY OF STATE PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the Arkansas Secretary of State.

In our experience 10 business days is the time it usually takes the Arkansas Secretary of State to process a new Arkansas Professional Corporation application. We get your Arkansas Professional Corporation application to the AR Secretary of State ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new Arkansas Professional Corporation application process.

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

The Arkansas Secretary of State does not offer any expedited processing options for new Arkansas Corporation filings.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in Arkansas?

The state of Arkansas charges $50.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the AR Secretary of State.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in Arkansas our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new Arkansas Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • AR Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the Arkansas Secretary of State
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • Arkansas Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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For $125 our Arkansas Professional Corporation services include:
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 AR Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 AR Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL ARKANSAS
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 Express Mail $60   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 AR Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 AR Good Standing Certificate $56   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 AR Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
Arkansas incorporation fees $50.00
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  • We start processing your Arkansas Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Arkansas Secretary of State in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon Arkansas time we will submit your Arkansas Professional 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 Arkansas Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in Arkansas for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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