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What is a South Carolina Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of a South Carolina Professional Corporation?

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

The filing for a new South Carolina Professional Corporation does have to be signed by a licensed South Carolina lawyer.  Our fees include the cost of the South Carolina lawyer.  This can potentially save you a lot of money.  more...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What do I have to do to Form a Professional Corporation in South Carolina?

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

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

In order to Incorporate in South Carolina 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 South Carolina?

Processing times for new South Carolina Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Secretary of State's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new South Carolina 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 South Carolina LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE SOUTH CAROLINA SECRETARY OF STATE PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the South Carolina Secretary of State.

In our experience 7 business days is the time it usually takes the South Carolina Secretary of State to process a new South Carolina Professional Corporation application. We get your South Carolina Professional Corporation application to the SC Secretary of State ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new South Carolina Professional Corporation application process.

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

The South Carolina Secretary does not offer expedited filing options for new SC Corporation filings.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in South Carolina?

The state of South Carolina charges $230.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the SC Secretary of State.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in South Carolina our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new South Carolina Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • SC Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the South Carolina Secretary of State
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • South Carolina Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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SOUTH CAROLINA PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION SERVICES
For $125 our South Carolina Professional Corporation services include:
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 SC Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 SC Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL SOUTH CAROLINA
CORPORATION SERVICES
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 Express Mail $60   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 SC Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 SC Good Standing Certificate $63   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 SC Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
South Carolina incorporation fees $230.00
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  • We start processing your South Carolina Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the South Carolina Secretary of State in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon South Carolina time we will submit your South Carolina 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 South Carolina Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in South Carolina for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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