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What is a Massachusetts Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of a Massachusetts Professional Corporation?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The corporate name of a Massachusetts Professional Corporation must end with the word Professional Corporation, Corporation or Incorporated or the abbreviation P.C., Corp. or Inc. as long as these designations are acceptable to the state licensing board which regulates the Professional Service.

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

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

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

In order to Incorporate in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts?

Processing times for new Massachusetts Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Secretary of the Commonwealth's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new Massachusetts Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 1-2 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 Massachusetts LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE MASSACHUSETTS SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth.

In our experience 1-2 business days is the time it usually takes the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth to process a new Massachusetts Professional Corporation application. We get your Massachusetts Professional Corporation application to the MA Secretary of the Commonwealth ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new Massachusetts Professional Corporation application process.

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

The Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth will process your application to form a new Massachusetts Corporation in 24 hours for an additional $25.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in Massachusetts?

The state of Massachusetts charges $285.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the MA Secretary of the Commonwealth.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in Massachusetts our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new Massachusetts Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • MA Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • Massachusetts Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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For $125 our Massachusetts Professional Corporation services include:
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 MA Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 MA Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
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 Expedited Service $25   explain
 Express Mail $60   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 MA Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 MA Good Standing Certificate $40   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 MA Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
Massachusetts incorporation fees $285.00
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  • We start processing your Massachusetts Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon Massachusetts time we will submit your Massachusetts Professional Corporation application to the Secretary of the Commonwealth on the same day we receive it.
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Massachusetts Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in Massachusetts for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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