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What is a Florida Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of a Florida Professional Corporation?

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

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

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

You cannot reserve a Company name for a new Florida Professional Corporation before you submit your application to Form a Professional Corporation in Florida.

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

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

In Florida a DBA Name is called a Fictitious Name.

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

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

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

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

The name of a FL Professional Corporation may contain the last names of some or all of the individual shareholders and may contain the last names of retired or deceased former individual shareholders of the Florida Professional Corporation.

The Florida Professional Corporation name must also contain the word Chartered or the words Professional Association or the abbreviation P.A..

The use of the word Company, Corporation or Incorporated or any other word, abbreviation, affix, or prefix indicating that it is a Corporation in the corporate name of a Florida Professional Corporation is prohibited.

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

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

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

In order to Incorporate in Florida 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 Florida?

Processing times for new Florida Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Secretary of State's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new Florida Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 1-3 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 Florida LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the Florida Secretary of State.

In our experience 1-3 business days is the time it usually takes the Florida Secretary of State to process a new Florida Professional Corporation application. We get your Florida Professional Corporation application to the FL Secretary of State ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new Florida Professional Corporation application process.

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

The Florida Secretary of State does not offer expedited filing options for new Florida Corporation filings.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in Florida?

The state of Florida charges $78.75 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the FL Secretary of State.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in Florida our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new Florida Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the Florida Secretary of State
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • Florida Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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FLORIDA PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION SERVICES
For $125 our Florida Professional Corporation services include:
 Same day processing   explain
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 FL Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL FLORIDA
CORPORATION SERVICES
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 Express Mail $60   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 FL Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 FL Good Standing Certificate $28   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 FL Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
Florida incorporation fees $78.75
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  • We start processing your Florida Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Florida Secretary of State in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon Florida time we will submit your Florida 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 Florida Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in Florida for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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