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Incorporating a Corporation in Kansas

If you want to incorporate a corporation, Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required corporate paperwork and obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your corporation as required by the state law and help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State incorporation requirements:

Corporate Name Requirements

Kansas requires corporations to have names that can't be confused with any existing entity name. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Kansas' standards.

Permitted designations: Kansas corporate names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:

  • Co.
  • Company
  • Corp.
  • Corporation
  • Inc.
  • Incorporated
  • Limited
  • Ltd.
Restricted words: The use of the following words in LLC names is required approval by the state:
  • Banc
  • Bank
  • Banking
  • Banque
  • Credit Union
  • Insurance
  • Trust

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.

Required documents: Articles of Incorporation filed with the Secretary of State.

Turnaround time: about 4-5 business days.

Follow-up filings: Not required.

Officers/Directors Information

Minimum number: Minimum one director is required.

Director qualifications: Directors must be at least 18 years old.

Appearance in articles: Director names and addresses are required to be listed in the Articles of Incorporation.

Annual Reports

Time to file: Corporations must file annual reports  before the 15th day of the fourth month following the close of the tax period.

Turnaround time: About  4 -5 business days.

Signatures: Only company officers are authorized to sign annual reports. Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

Filing extensions: Not permitted.

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