Steps to form a California Corporation
Read filing tips at http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/filing-tips-corp.htm
- Check name availability. At the time of this writing the online name check wasnt enough and supported. Fill out the name availability form http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/name-availability.htm. This will reserve the name for 60 days for $10 fee.
- File Articles of Incorporation. Even if there are multiple people in the corporation, one can file only using one persons name and then add additional folks in the S-Corp election form and when one files Statement of Information for the company
- Within 90 days of the filing, one has to elect S-Corp election
- Will add more steps as they happen