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Georgia Incorporation Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reserve a corporate name?

No, but it is recommended to reserve a name prior to filing to ensure that it remains available during the incorporation process.

How do I reserve a corporate name?

The reservation of your corporate name will be handled by IncParadise and is included in the price of our service.

Do I have to renew my name registration?


How do I incorporate in Georgia?

When using our service, IncParadise will file, on your behalf, the required administrative forms and articles of incorporation with the appropriate Georgia agency.

Is a registered agent required?

Yes. . The registered agent must be either: (1) an individual who resides in Georgia whose business office is identical with such registered office or (2) a corporation having a business office identical with the registered office. As part of our ongoing service, IncParadise does provide a registered agent service option that you can select during the online registration process.

How many Incorporators are required to form a corporation in Georgia?

One or more are required.

How many Directors are required to start a corporation in Georgia?

One or more as defined in the bylaws.

Are corporations in Georgia required to file an Annual Report?

Yes. A report must be filed every year between January 1 and April 1, or on another date that the Secretary of State may specify. The first report must be filed within this period in the year following the calendar year of incorporation.

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