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What is a Maryland Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of a Maryland Professional Corporation?

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

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

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

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

Whether or not you need to reserve a company name for your new Maryland Professional Corporation depends entirely on your business situation.  The Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation 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 Maryland Company Name.

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

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

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

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

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

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

With a few exceptions, the corporate name of a Maryland Professional Corporation must include either the word Chartered, the abbreviation Chtd., the words Professional Association, the abbreviation P.A., the words Professional Corporation, or the abbreviation P.C..

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

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

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

In order to Incorporate in Maryland 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 Maryland?

Processing times for new Maryland Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Department of Assessments and Taxation's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new Maryland Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 7 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 Maryland LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF ASSESSMENTS AND TAXATION PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation.

In our experience 7 business days is the time it usually takes the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation to process a new Maryland Professional Corporation application. We get your Maryland Professional Corporation application to the MD Department of Assessments and Taxation ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new Maryland Professional Corporation application process.

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

The Maryland Secretary of State will process your application for a new Maryland Corporation within seven business days for an additional $70.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in Maryland?

The state of Maryland charges $195.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the MD Department of Assessments and Taxation.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in Maryland our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new Maryland Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • MD Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • Maryland Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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For $125 our Maryland Professional Corporation services include:
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 MD Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 MD Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL MARYLAND
CORPORATION SERVICES
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 Expedited Service $70   explain
 Express Mail $30   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 MD Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 MD Good Standing Certificate $68   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 MD Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
Maryland incorporation fees $195.00
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OUR ADVANTAGE
  • We start processing your Maryland Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon Maryland time we will submit your Maryland Professional Corporation application to the Department of Assessments and Taxation on the same day we receive it.
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Maryland Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in Maryland for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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