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 Alaska incorporation.
The corporation’s name must contain the word "Corporation," "Incorporated," “Company,” “Limited” or an abbreviation thereof. Names cannot contain words pertaining to a city. The name may not contain language stating or implying that the corporation is organized for a business purpose other than the one permitted by the Articles of Incorporation. The name cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to that of another company incorporated or registered to transact business in the state.
The following are Alaska’s requirements for directors of corporations:
The document required to form a corporation in Alaska is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Alaska's requirements include:
Some states require additional filings or steps at the time of incorporation, such as a county level filing, publishing notice of the incorporation in a location newspaper or an initial report filing. Alaska requires the following:
Alaska 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 Alaska:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.