Legal provides the smartest, most efficient way to incorporate or form a LLC
in Oklahoma. Unlike many other
incorporation services, which file to obtain your Corporate I.D. number and supply you with a litany of forms to complete, we provide an
all-inclusive startup package. We make sure that your Oklahoma LLC,
corporation or partnership is up and running as quickly as possible,
in full compliance with state and federal law.
Our services include:
consultation on advantages and disadvantages of all applicable entities
Filing of your Articles of Organization/Incorporation with the State (FILED WITHIN 24 HOURS of your
Preparation of standard
Bylaws/Operational Agreement for your entity
documents necessary to issue initial ownership interests in your
Filing of your initial
Annual Report with
the State (if necessary)
Filing for your
Tax ID Number (EID), so
entity may open a bank account
Application for tax treatment
with the IRS (if necessary)
personalized corporate binder for maintaining records
An individualized checklist for following future
stock certificates (if necessary)
Guidance on DBA
filings for advertising purposes (if advertising under additional
on meeting state Licensing requirements for your business
a side-by-side comparison of all entities, see our Entity
general benefits of forming a business entity, see Why
Form an Entity?
Specific to Oklahoma Incorporation:
Legal provides state-specific business advice on incorporation and LLC
formation. Some unique attributes of Oklahoma incorporation
include the following:
For profit corporations may have as few as one director.
An increase in the number of shares authorized to be issued may increase
the initial state filing fee.
Certain businesses in Oklahoma must obtain a license with their city or
county after becoming a corporation, LLC or partnership. Some
businesses and professions requiring licensing include; accountants,
surgical centers, barbers and
barber instructors, closing-out
sales, electrical and
elevator construction, contractors, fruit and
vegetable sellers, hospitals
insurance adjusters, pawnbrokers, plumbers and
real estate brokers and sales associates.
Oklahoma requires all business entities to file an annual Business
Registration Report, updating general corporate and director
information. The filing fees are $100.
There are two taxes on
businesses in Oklahoma: 1) the state income tax, and 2) the franchise tax. The income tax rate is
6% of taxable income. The franchise tax rate is .0125% of Oklahoma
corporations are required to pay a $100 registered agent fee in addition
to the income tax and franchise tax.
information on incorporating in Oklahoma as opposed to other states, see Where
to Form an Entity?
Why Use Startup
To our knowledge, we are the only incorporation service that provides an all-inclusive startup
package. We offer
expert counsel, a full set of customized corporate documents and instruction on how to follow future
corporate formalities (proper legal compliance is essential
in the event of an audit or law suit). Additionally, we take care of
all necessary filings with the state and federal government.
was founded as a result of
the frustration and delay its principals encountered when forming their
own California law practice. As entrepreneurs, the Startup Legal founders realized that the startup
process can be extremely taxing on new business owners.
Incorporating the business, filing with the proper regulatory agency,
setting up banking and credit card accounts, establishing the tax
treatment of your new entity, and learning how to follow corporate
formalities can be overwhelming. All of these tasks can take
valuable time away from what new business owners should be doing-- which
is running their business. At Startup Legal, we aim to take as much
of this administrative burden as possible off your shoulders.
pride ourselves on providing the most comprehensive service in the business.
To compare our service with our competitors, see About
all-inclusive startup packages*:
Profit Corporations (all types)
Corporations (all types)
(LPs or LLPs)
all state filing fees and services listed at the top of this page for
businesses operating in Oklahoma. Fees for businesses operating
outside Oklahoma may be slightly more.
Before you form your entity we advise that you take some time to think
about the following factors. You may also want to call or email us
to discuss these issues.
a name. Names of corporations should contain
the word "Corporation," "Company,"
"Incorporated," "Limited," "Association,"
"Club," "Foundation," "Fund,"
"Institute," "Society," "Union,"
"Syndicate," or an abbreviation thereof. Names of LLCs
should include the words "Limited Liabilty Company" or the
abbreviation "L.L.C." A business entity name must be
distinguishable from the name of any other corporation, limited partnership,
trade name, fictitious name, reserved name, limited liability company,
limited partnership, or any limited liability company name filed with the
Secretary of State.
what state should your business have its legal home (Where to form
Who will be your managers or
directors? In a corporation, Directors are elected by the
owners of the business. Directors act on behalf of the
shareholders and elect officers to manage day to day operations of the
business. Usually a President, Chief Financial Officer or
Treasurer and a Secretary are elected at the inception of the
corporation. In an LLC, managers can be elected by LLC interest
Who will act
as corporate officers (President,
VP, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary)? The President usually
takes charge of day to day business operations. The Chief
Financial Officer usually tends to financial matters and maintains
accounting records. The Secretary usually tends to administrative
matters such as calling meetings and making sure that annual corporate
formalities have be satisfied.
many shares will the corporation authorize to be issued? And
many of those shares will be designated for original owners, and in
what percentage? (In the case of LLCs and Partnerships, how will
ownership be divided?)
Do you plan on offering investments in
your company in the future? Certain entities may be more
restrictive for raising capital in the future. Consultation may
be necessary before you decide on the proper entity.
you need to obtain particular licenses in the future that require registration
as a particular type of entity? Certain businesses must be
registered as Professional Corporations, C Corporations or Limited
Liability Partnerships. To avoid having to form an entity
that would later have to be dissolved or converted, it is important to
check on such licensing requirements before beginning the
Overview of the Process:
By clicking the link below, you can begin
to form your new business immediately. The following is a brief
outline of the Startup Legal process.
Fill out the form on the following page. This should take 5 to 10
minutes if you have thought through the preliminary questions listed above.
Within one business day after submitting our
online form, we will contact you for an initial consultation.
your consultation, we will file all necessary forms with the state in which
you wish to incorporate. (Documents will be filed within one business
day of your approval.) State approval generally takes 4 to 6
we wait for state approval, Startup Legal will prepare all corporate documents
and federal tax applications, so that your business may open a
bank account as soon as we receive approval from the state.
Startup Legal will mail you a personalized corporate binder
with all necessary
startup documents, including a simple guide for following future corporate