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What is a West Virginia Professional Corporation?

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

What are the advantages of a West Virginia Professional Corporation?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What do I have to do to Form a Professional Corporation in West Virginia?

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

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

In order to Incorporate in West Virginia 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 West Virginia?

Processing times for new West Virginia Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the Secretary of State's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new West Virginia Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 2-3 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 West Virginia LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE WEST VIRGINIA SECRETARY OF STATE PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the West Virginia Secretary of State.

In our experience 2-3 business days is the time it usually takes the West Virginia Secretary of State to process a new West Virginia Professional Corporation application. We get your West Virginia Professional Corporation application to the WV Secretary of State ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new West Virginia Professional Corporation application process.

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

The West Virginia Secretary of State does not offer any expedited processing options for a new WV Corporation filing.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in West Virginia?

The state of West Virginia charges $65.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the WV Secretary of State.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in West Virginia our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new West Virginia Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • WV Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the West Virginia Secretary of State
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • West Virginia Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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WEST VIRGINIA PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION SERVICES
For $125 our West Virginia Professional Corporation services include:
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 WV Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 WV Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL WEST VIRGINIA
CORPORATION SERVICES
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 Express Mail $60   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 WV Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 WV Good Standing Certificate $38   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 WV Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
West Virginia incorporation fees $65.00
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  • We start processing your West Virginia Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the West Virginia Secretary of State in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon West Virginia time we will submit your West Virginia 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 West Virginia Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in West Virginia for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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