S-Corp Information – Alabama

Address of state corporation department:
Alabama Secretary of State
Corporations Division
PO Box 5616
Montgomery AL 36103-5616
Telephone: 334-242-5324
State web address: http://www.alabama.gov/
State law reference: Code of Alabama, Section 10-2B.
Title of filing: Articles of Incorporation.
Filing Fees: $35 to the Judge of Probate in the county in which the corporation’s registered office will be located
and $40 to Secretary of State.
Other fees: None.
Name reservation: Reservable for 120 days for $10 fee. (Section 10-2B-4.02).
Name requirements: Corporation, Incorporated, or abbreviation. (Section 10-2B-4.01).
Incorporator requirements: One or more persons, partnerships, corporations, or other entities. Need not be residents.
(Sections 10-2B-2.01, 10-2B-1.40).
Corporate purpose requirements: General “all purpose” clause (see instructions). (Section 10-2B-3.01).
Director requirements: One or more persons (may be nonresidents). (Sections 10-2B-8.02, 10-2B-8.03).
Paid-in capital requirements: None.
Annual report requirement: Yes. (Section 10-2B-16.22). $10 filing fee.
Publication requirements: None.
Other provisions: None.