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 New Hampshire incorporation.
The name must contain the word "Corporation," "Incorporated" or "Limited," or the abbreviation "Inc.," or "Corp." or "Ltd." The name must not be the same as or deceptively similar to the name of any corporation authorized to transact business in the state, any reserved or registered name, the fictitious name of a foreign corporation, domestic or foreign limited partnership, or any other business entity. The name must not contain language implying the corporation is organized for a purpose not permitted by the Act or its Articles of Incorporation.
The following are New Hampshire’s requirements for directors of corporations:
The document required to form a corporation in New Hampshire is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. New Hampshire's requirements include:
New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.