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What is a Tennessee Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of a Tennessee Professional Corporation?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In order to Incorporate in Tennessee 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 Tennessee?

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

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

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

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

How much does it cost to Incorporate in Tennessee?

The state of Tennessee charges $120.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the TN Secretary of State.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in Tennessee our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new Tennessee Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • TN Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the Tennessee Secretary of State
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • Tennessee Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
FORM A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION IN TENNESSEE
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TENNESSEE PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION SERVICES
For $125 our Tennessee Professional Corporation services include:
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 TN Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 TN Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL TENNESSEE
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 Express Mail $60   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 TN Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 TN Good Standing Certificate $50   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 TN Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
Tennessee incorporation fees $120.00
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  • We start processing your Tennessee Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Tennessee Secretary of State in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon Tennessee time we will submit your Tennessee 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 Tennessee Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in Tennessee for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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