Indiana Incorporation Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to reserve a corporate name?
Yes, if you want to obtain exclusive rights to use that name in the state of Indiana.
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?
Yes, if you wish to obtain exclusive rights to the usage of that name in the state of Indiana, you are required to renew it annually.
How do I incorporate in Indiana?
When using our service, IncParadise will file, on your behalf, the required administrative forms and articles of incorporation with the appropriate Indiana agency.
Is a registered agent required?
Yes. . The registered agent must be either (1) a resident of Indiana whose business office is the same as the registered office or (2) a corporation with authority to transact business in this state whose business office is the same as 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 Indiana?
One or more are required.
How many Directors are required to start a corporation in Indiana?
One or more as defined in the bylaws.
Are corporations in Indiana required to file an Annual Report?
Yes. A report must be filed every two years, except for the first calendar year of incorporation. This report must be filed biennially at the end of the month in which the corporation was originally incorporated or authorized to transact business.