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 South Dakota incorporation.
The name must contain either the word or abbreviation of "Corporation," "Company," "Incorporated" or "Limited." It may not be the same as or descriptively similar to the name of any domestic or qualified foreign corporation, reserved or registered name, or any limited partnership unless consent is obtained. The name must not imply it is organized for any purpose other than that stated in the Articles of Incorporation.
The following are South Dakota’s requirements for directors of corporations:
The document required to form a corporation in South Dakota is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. South Dakota's requirements include:
South Dakota allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional corporation (PC) .
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in South Dakota:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.