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Kentucky 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 Kentucky?

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

Is a registered agent required?

Yes. The registered agent must be either (1) a resident individual of Kentucky whose business office is the same as the registered office or (2) a corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership 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 Kentucky?

One or more.

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

One or more to be defined in the bylaws.

Are corporations in Kentucky required to file an Annual Report?

A report must be filed each year, except for the first year of incorporation. This report must be filed each year before the end of the month in which the corporation was originally incorporated.

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