The California Secretary of State has a number of changes pertaining to corporations and LLCs. In January of 2012, the California Secretary of State changed their Statement of Information forms. According to California law, every for-profit California corporation and every California limited liability company (LLC) must now file a Statement of Information with the California Secretary of State within 90 days of filing the original Articles of Incorporation (or Articles of Organization).

A for-profit corporation must re-file the Statement of Information annually and whenever the corporation: (1) moves, (2) elects new officers, (3) adds or deletes directors, (3) changes the name of its registered agent for service of process, or (4) changes the type of business the corporation (or LLC) is engaged in.

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Are you looking to form your client’s new business in Nevada? Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. can help, as we form new businesses in all 50 states. The steps to forming a Nevada LLC are similar with those involved in filing a conventional corporation.

However, doing business as a limited liability company in Nevada involves more than registering an application with the state. You must declare management composition, keep correct records, and designating agents in order to keep your client compliant.

To form an LLC in Nevada on behalf of your client, you will need to:

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Tax season is upon us, which means late hours and extra work for many of our clients. At Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. we understand that many of our attorney, CPA, and financial professional clients have been practicing for years and understand the Internal Revenue Code inside and out –and our hats are off to you! But for those of us who could use a little refresher now and then, here are a few tips.

10 tax tips, reminders and planning tools for your business

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At Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. our goal is to provide our clients — attorneys, CPAs, and other licensed professionals — with expedited services and assistance for their business filing and incorporation needs. As many tax preparers know, an Employer Identification Number is essential during tax season. In honor of this busy time, we brought you a list of the IRS’ top tax scams (part 1 of 3). Great info to share with your clients!

Illegal tax scams can lead to significant penalties and possible criminal prosecution. The IRS Criminal Investigation Division works closely with the Department of Justice to shut down scams and prosecute the criminals behind them.

The following is our writeup of the Dirty Dozen tax scams identified by the IRS:

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Even corporate attorneys and CPAs have questions about taxes… Specifically deductions. Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. is bringing you this handy infographic so that you can be certain that you and your clients are enjoying the tax deductions you both deserve. For more assistance with your business and filing needs, contact Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. today.

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This infographic shows the distribution of income taxes taken from payroll checks and outlines the 6 main categories into which your money goes.

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Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. is now accepting future filings for corporations!

There are a few perks to being a corporation, at least in the eyes of the IRS. As many tax attorneys and CPAs are aware, the IRS allows certain corporations that qualify to submit the corporations to file taxes before the April deadline and receive a tax ‘benefit’ of sorts.
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Reminder to watch deadlines for Future Filings. Make sure you send us your corporate clients submit their current year filings in time – contact Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc., TODAY to get your clients’ corporate or LLC filings into the Secretary of State early.

The deadline for Future Filings is coming up shortly. If you send us your or your client’s filings now, our experienced team will send the filing to the S.O.S. today. Continue reading

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With the economy struggling and unemployment rates not dropping as hoped, many entrepreneurs are taking it upon themselves to create their own jobs.

This is good news for licensed professionals like you (attorneys, CPAs, enrolled agents, and professional services companies), because it means more start ups and new businesses to form!

Interested in forming an LLC for your client? Great. We offer LLC formation services and limited liability kits for all 50 states at reasonable prices. Attorneys Corporate Service is designed to allow you, the busy professional, to focus on the other elements of your client’s new business while we take care of your formation needs.
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As many attorneys, financial advisors, and CPAs know, many business-minded individuals are finding the silver lining in the slow economy by taking their great ideas and forming new businesses.

Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. is designed to make your life, as the professional incorporating your clients’ businesses, easier. Attorneys Corporation Service incorporation services are available only to licensed professionals, providing you with an edge to for clients — while also saving you hours of your time.

If you want to incorporate your client’s business (but not have to do any of the grunt work), call or go online to Attorneys Corporate Service, Inc. Quickly and easily enter in your client’s information and, with our expedited service, you will know within a day if your client’s business name is available (our knowledgeable customer service agents will do a name-check with the state).

Additionally, within that same period, we will draft and file your client’s proposed Articles of Incorporation — saving you precious minutes to focus on your client’s other needs.

With Attorneys Corporation Service, you will not have to spend time gathering documents – which you have diligently prepared for your client — to send off to the Secretary of State. We will draft the Articles of Incorporation, using the information you provided us when placing your order, assemble all the necessary paperwork, complete the forms and deliver your client’s incorporation materials to the Secretary of State for you. What’s more, we will give you a courtesy call before we charge your credit card and prepare your client’s filing.

Attorneys Corporation Service believes in transparency every step of the incorporation process.

If you are a busy professional interested in saving time so that you can focus on your clients other needs, check out Attorneys Corporate Service today. Go online or call us to start incorporating your client’s business!

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Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. has been the leading choice of top attorneys, financial advisors, CPAs, enrolled agents, and business professionals to help complete the incorporation process for more than 33 years.

If you’ve filed the Articles of Incorporation, finish the process for your client with the Corporate Kit in one simple and covenant process. Using the highest quality products available, ACS can help you with all that your client will need to fulfill their corporate obligations – keeping their necessary records, certificates, and hand seal together in a single distinctive record book that will match the pride they feel in business ownership.

All of our kits include elegant custom gold stamped lettering of the Corporation name, and optional gold trim, on the space-saving container that holds all these materials. The container style differs from an elegant book style to a standard binder box. Included in all the kits is the metal hand stamp (and pouch), 20 to 25 stock or membership certificates, mylar reinforced tabs, transfer ledgers, rag content minutes book paper, organizational minutes, as well as applicable IRS and state forms, and optional bylaws/operating agreements.

We offer two distinct sets of Corporate Kits – the All-In-One Corporate Kits and the Boxed Corporate Kits.

The All-In-One Corporate Kits are available in 6 package styles, depending on your presentation preferences, and options. Designed for easy storage, the 8-1/2″x11″ sized record book contains the whole kit and slides easily into a matching protective shell.

The designs available include: modern styling in a traditional handcrafted workmanship, leatherette styles in classic and rounded spine styles – with gold trim options, handcrafted ring binders, as well as a heavy duty ring binder style for those needing extra storage. All these options include the matching protective shell (slip box) that ties the package together well, while making shelf storage easier and more distinctive.

All-In-One Corporate Kits

  • Advokit
  • Standard Compact
  • Classic Two-Tone
  • Special Compact
  • Deluxe Compact
  • Extra Capacity Ring

The Boxed Corporate Kits are available in 4 package styles, and differ from the All-In-One in that their certificates are 8-1/2″x15″ sheet sizes. These kits have a matching two-piece legal size box, and they include a separate personalized binder for the 25 long form certificates.

The designs available include: a leatherette ring or post book – with elegant gold trim options, as well as a heavy-duty rounded spine style with concealed rivets.

Boxed Corporate Kits

  • Economy
  • Special
  • Deluxe Ring
  • Deluxe Round Post

Each corporate kit order also includes free certificate customizing software that will customize and print certificates directly from a computer for a clean, professional look. Corporate Kits are available for all 50 states, and U.S. possessions and territories. We ship worldwide, and offer quick turnaround – orders received by 5pm (Pacific Standard Time), are shipped the following business day.

Color options vary for each package, but all are available in the classic black – with others also made in maroon, green, blue and/or two-tone. Another option is that each kit is available with or without bylaws.

When ordering, the choices of state of incorporation, and corporation type (for profit, non-profit, or professional corporation), are available. Ordering online is efficient, simple, and quick. Or you can order through our toll free number: 800-462-5487.

Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. offers many options, and through our ability to control the full process from order request through production, assembly, and shipment, we can tailor our systems to your specific needs.

All Corporate Kits Include

  • Slip cover with company name gold stamped
  • Ring or post binders
  • Metal hand seal and pouch
  • 20-25 certificates,
  • Mylar reinforced tabs
  • Transfer ledgers
  • Rag content minute book paper,
  • Applicable IRS and state forms,
  • Organizational minutes
  • Optional bylaws/operating agreement
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