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What is a District of Columbia Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of a District of Columbia Professional Corporation?

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

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

Do I have to Reserve a Company Name before I Form a Professional Corporation in District of Columbia?

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

Whether or not you need to reserve a company name for your new District of Columbia Professional Corporation depends entirely on your business situation.  The District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 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 District of Columbia Company Name.

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What if the District of Columbia Professional Corporation Name I want is already taken?

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

We verify that the Name you have chose for your new District of Columbia Professional Corporation is available before we submit your Incorporation filing to the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.  If necessary we can register a DBA Name in District of Columbia for you so that you can open your new District of Columbia business as quickly as possible.

Are there any Company Name restrictions for a DC Professional Corporation?

A District of Columbia Professional Corporation corporate name must comply with all laws and regulations for regular District of Columbia Corporation corporate names.

In addition, a District of Columbia 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.

A District of Columbia Professional Corporation corporate name must also conform with the name regulations of any applicable District of Columbia Professinal licensing board.

What do I have to do to Form a Professional Corporation in District of Columbia?

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

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

In order to Incorporate in District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia?

Processing times for new District of Columbia Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new District of Columbia takes the state around 7-10 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 District of Columbia LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.

In our experience 7-10 business days is the time it usually takes the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs to process a new District of Columbia Professional Corporation application. We get your District of Columbia Professional Corporation application to the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new District of Columbia Professional Corporation application process.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in District of Columbia?

The state of District of Columbia charges $270.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in District of Columbia our processing fees are $.00.  We start processing your new District of Columbia Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • DC Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare
  • File with the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
  • Certified Copies of
  • District of Columbia Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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For $ our District of Columbia Professional Corporation services include:
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 DC Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare
 File
 Certified Copies of Articles
 DC Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
CORPORATION SERVICES
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 Express Mail $0   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 DC Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 DC Good Standing Certificate $90   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 DC Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $.00
District of Columbia incorporation fees $270.00
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  • We start processing your District of Columbia Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon District of Columbia time we will submit your District of Columbia Professional Corporation application to the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs on the same day we receive it.
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our District of Columbia Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
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