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 California corporations.
Corporations are required to keep the following items at the principal executive office or principal business office in the State of California:
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees in California:
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.
California recognizes the federal S corporation election and does not require a state-level S corporation election.
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in California:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.