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Florida Corporations FAQs

General FAQs about forming corporations in Florida

  1. Why should I be incorporating in Florida? - Incorporating in Florida has many benefits

  2. Where should I incorporate? - A corporation is not required to incorporate in the state where it is located

  3. Do I need an attorney to incorporate in Florida? - No. You can incorporate your Florida corporation.

  4. Do I need to have a Florida registered agent? - Every Florida corporation needs a registered agent.

  5. What are the steps for incorporating in Florida? - There are a few key steps involved when incorporating in Florida.

  6. Is my company name protected by incorporation? - Incorporating your company name offers very limited protection. Consider registering a trademark.

  7. What will I need to do to maintain my Florida incorporation? - There are a number of requirements in order to maintain an active corporation in Florida.

  8. What is a Federal Tax Identification Number? - The EIN is assigned by the federal government and not the state.

  9. How many shares should I authorize when forming a Florida corporation? - There is no minimum number of shares that must be authorized

  10. How do I issue shares of my Florida corporation's stock? - Information about stock shares and forming a Florida corporation.

  11. What is the difference between Florida C corporations and Florida S corporations? - What is the difference between Florida C corporations and Florida S corporations?