Each state has different requirements for forming a corporation. Whether you are starting a business or incorporating a business already in existence, you’ll want to understand state requirements for Kansas incorporation.
The name must contain the word "Association," "Church," "College," "Company," "Corporation," "Club," "Foundation," "Fund," "Incorporated," "Institute," "Society," "Union," "Syndicate," "Limited" or the abbreviation "Co.," "Corp.," "Inc." or "Ltd.". It must be distinguishable upon the records of the Secretary of State from names of other corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships.
The following are the Kansas requirements for directors of corporations:
The document required to form a corporation in Kansas is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. The Kansas requirements include:
Kansas allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional corporation (PC).
After forming a corporation, you must undertake certain steps on an ongoing basis to keep your business in compliance. These steps are also important in preserving the limited liability a corporation provides its owners. This guide outlines the ongoing requirements for Kansas corporations.
Kansas corporations must keep corporate records at the principal place of business.
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for Kansas corporations:
Business licenses and/or permits are required for most businesses. The BizFilings Business License Application Package can help you stay on top of these requirements.
Kansas recognizes the federal S corporation election and does not require a state-level S corporation election.
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.
Start your business with confidence. We offer various incorporation packages to get your business up and running. Starting from $99 and includes 6 months FREE Registered Agent services.