New Jersey Corporation
New Jersey Corporation Filing
Incorporate your business online with Filings Made Easy. Follow our easy to use five-step process. Read on to learn more about a incorporating a business in New Jersey (NJ).
What is a New Jersey Corporation?
A Corporation is (historically) the most popular form of a legal entity in the United States. Recently however, limited liability companies (LLCs) have become the prevailing choice of entity formation. Corporations provide a ‘corporate veil’ to their owners, known as stockholders (or shareholders), which shields them from the liabilities and obligations of the corporation.
Incorporation Guidelines in New Jersey (NJ):
When you form a corporation in the State of New Jersey (NJ) you will need to file the Article of Incorporation with the New Jersey (NJ) Secretary of State’s office.
The following must be included in your Articles of Incorporation:
-The name of the corporation
-The principal address of business
-The purpose of the corporation
-The number and classes of authorized shares of stock
-The name and address of the Registered Agent
-The names of the incorporator(s)
If you choose Filings Made Easy, we will include the above information in your Articles of Incorporation, with the name of the incorporator(s) being Filings Made Easy, an employee or agent of Filings Made Easy. Additionally, Filings Made Easy can provide your corporation with registered agent services in the State of New Jersey (NJ) with Filings Made Easy or a party affiliated with Filings Made Easy as the name and address of your Registered Agent.
S corporations are recognized by the State of New Jersey (NJ). There is no additional State specific form for New Jersey (NJ) S corporations.
Filings Made Easy will conduct a preliminary name search to determine the availability of your desired corporation’s name. Your corporation’s name must end in one of the following words or an abbreviation: Incorporated, Corporation, Company, Limited.
If you fail to include an ending in your application Filings Made Easy will add “Inc.” when preparing and filing your incorporation documents.
Adding the names of your directors is optional in the Articles of Incorporation.
New Jersey Corporation Filing Fees:
The filing fee for New Jersey (NJ) profit corporations is $125.00. For non-profit corporations, the filing fee is $75.00.
New Jersey Corporations must file an annual report with the Secretary of States office of New Jersey (NJ) following the date of their incorporation. The annual report fee for profit corporations is $75.00, for non-profit corporations the fee is $30.00.
Federal Beneficial Ownership Information Report Filing:
Starting January 1, 2024, most newly-formed corporations are required to file a Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) report with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) following company formation. There’s no fee to file, and your information does not go on the public record. On your report, you’ll need to disclose some basic details about your company and those with the most control over your corporation’s profits and operations. Save yourself from the additional paperwork with our $9 BOI report filing service.
Registered Agent Information:
The New Jersey (NJ) Secretary of State requires all corporations operating within New Jersey to have a designated registered agent at all times. The registered agent may be any individual or business with a physical New Jersey (NJ) mailing address.
Filings Made Easy provides affordable professional Registered Agent services in New Jersey (NJ) as well as the other 49 United States and Washington, D.C. Our Registered Agent services cost $95.00 per year.
Our legal name and address in New Jersey (NJ) are:
Corporate Filing Solutions, LLC
208 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608-1002
Do you Have Any Additional Questions?
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