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 Oregon incorporation.
The name must contain either the word or abbreviation of "Corporation," "Company," "Incorporated" or "Limited." It must be distinguishable from any corporation name, reserved name, registered name, professional corporate name, nonprofit corporate name, cooperative name, limited partnership name, business trust name or assumed business name. The name shall not contain the word "Cooperative" or include words in parentheses.The name must be comprised of the English letters "a" through "z."
The following are Oregon’s requirements for directors of corporations:
The document required to form a corporation in Oregon is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Oregon's requirements include:
Oregon 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 Oregon:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.