California Secretary of State
The California Secretary of State has jurisdiction over all business filings. The Secretary of State enforces the code set forth by the General Corporation Law, California Corporations Code, Title 1, Division 1, Chapter 2. All Articles of Incorporation and Articles of Organization are filed with the Business Programs Division of the California Secretary of State.
California’s Secretary of State provides all of the forms you need to form a California corporation or form a California LLC. In California, businesses that wish to become corporations must file the California Articles of Incorporation. Businesses that want to become a limited liability company must file the California Articles of Organization. The California Secretary of State is located in California’s capitol city of Sacramento. California also has six regional offices where you can handle all business filings with the Secretary of State. The telephone number for the California Secretary of State is 916-657-5448. ClickandInc.com can save you time and hassle by incorporating your business for you.
California State law may require additional documentation for your California Corporation or California LLC, such as:
- Federal S-Corporation Election Form (if you intend to form an S-Corporation)
- Federal Tax ID Application for your California corporation or California LLC
- California Stock Certificates for your company
- Forms for any amendments or changes you may need to make to your original articles of incorporation or articles of organization
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