Murrieta Trusted Business Formation Attorneys
As your trusted partner in business formation, Messina & Hankin LLP combines a wealth of knowledge with the experience of handling over 1,000 cases. Our knowledgeable attorneys, with a combined experience of 150 years, are readily available to guide you through every step of establishing your business.
With convenient locations and a commitment to excellence, we are here to ensure your venture's foundation is solid. Take advantage of our free consultation to discuss your business’s needs.
Registering a CA Business: The Basics
Registering a business in California involves these key steps:
- Choose a Structure: Decide if you want to be a sole proprietor, LLC, corporation, etc.
- Pick a Name: Select a unique and compliant business name.
- Register: File the right formation documents with the California Secretary of State.
- Get an EIN: If needed, obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS.
- Permits and Licenses: Identify and secure any necessary permits or licenses.
- State Taxes: Register for state taxes with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
- Local Taxes: Check if your city has additional business taxes or requirements.
- File Info Annually: LLCs and corporations must submit a yearly Statement of Information.
- Stay Compliant: Keep up with ongoing requirements, filings, taxes, and licenses.
- Seek Advice: Consider legal and financial counsel for a smooth process tailored to your needs. Speak with a seasoned Murrieta business formation attorney at Messina & Hankin LLP.
For experienced guidance, reach out to our business formation lawyers -- your initial consultation is free of charge. Call (951) 363-2134.
Our firm has been featured in publications across Southern CA.
Attorneys work together on cases, without double-billing our clientele.
Our lead attorneys are former real estate brokers as well.
Each of our attorneys have been practicing law for 25 years or more.