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Limited Liability Corporation

California how do you check if your previous s corporation is still valid?

In California, you can check your entity by visiting the Secretary of the State website, sos.ca.gov, clicking on a business section and then clicking on business search with free images. Enter your entity name and you will be able to see if your corporation is still active or suspended. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Texas, I have an llc right now. Can I change it to a c corporation?

While this varies from State to State, it is likely you can convert your entity from a LLC to a Corporation. To discuss this fully, please schedule a consultation with your LegalZoom provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Incorporation

How to chamge ownership of c corp in calif.? Can I simply fill out some form? Your reply appreciated. Mike onishi

Hi Mike! If you’re looking to update the stockholders/shareholders for a Corporation in California, this can be done by updating your Bylaws & Resolutions. If the corporation has already issued shares, it’s a good idea to discuss the process of selling or cancelling any issued shares with an attorney. You can schedule a consultation with an independent attorney licensed in your state by joining our legal plan. Click here to learn more: https://www.legalzoom.com/attorneys/legal-plans/business.html. We offer two package options for the Bylaws & Resolutions: Standard and Rush. Both packages include the Bylaws & Resolutions paperwork. The Rush package is immediately marked for special handling and, once filed, shipped via 2-day delivery. The Rush package is completed and shipped in 3-5 business days and the Standard package is completed and shipped in 7-10 business days. You can find this service on our website, or you can feel free to call us at 888-381-8758 to speak with a representative, or chat for further assistance.

How do I close my corporation?

LegalZoom can assist you in dissolving your business. We simplify the process for you by completing and filing the required dissolution document with the Secretary of State. You can see packages and pricing here: https://www.legalzoom.com/business/business-operations/articles-of-dissolution-llc-corporation-pricing.html

Sole Proprietorship

State of georgia. If I want to start a company as a sole proprietor (dba) can I later convert it to an llc?

Usually, you do not need to convert you Sole Proprietorship to an LLC because you SP is not registered with a Secretary of State. You will just need to create (register) your LLC as a new entity with a Secretary of the State and it will be enough to start doing business as an LLC in your state. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Washington dc does signing up for a dba include all you need to acquire legally as a sole proprietor?

Generally, it is very easy to conduct business as a sole proprietor. The following steps you should consider: setting up a business name such as DBA, getting a business license with your city or county and setting up a business checking account. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Non Profit

Does state of california require both board of directors and trustee for 501 3c?

California just requires a Board of Directors for a 501(c)(3). The Attorney General references Charitable Trustees, but that is interchangeable with a board of directors.

Cody Cooper's offices are located in Pasadena, California. Cody Cooper is licensed to practice law in the state of California and their comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Can I eliminate my non profit?

Yes, you can dissolve your non-profit entity. I suggest to schedule a consultation with your Legal Zoom law firm provider for the further details. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

501(c)3

We to be a 501 c 3 for a group of alanon meeting in southern california. Would this be a club?

A lot of the answer to this question is what activities and purposes does the AlAnon group do. If this AlAnon group is formed for "pleasure, recreation, and other non-profitable purposes" and its activities further those purposes, it would be considered a club under 501(c)(7). However, I strongly suggest you schedule a consultation with a LegalZoom Plan attorney for further guidance on this matter.Cody Cooper's offices are located in Pasadena, California. Cody Cooper is licensed to practice law in the state of California and their comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Nj. Is it possible for an llc to be granted tax-exempt status if the mission of the company is educational?

There are really two questions here at least. Tax exempt status is typically granted on both a Federal and State level. Educational purposes is one of the quintessential 501(c)(3) missions. The other issue is whether a LLC can be tax exempt. It can be but there is far more law on corporate tax exempts. To discuss all the issues involved so you can make the best decisions, I urge you to schedule a full consultation with your LegalZoom provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.