Nonprofit Business Setup Packages

Detail Silver, Gold & Platinum

• Verify Business Name Availability (Included Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages)
We’ll make sure your preferred business name is available in your state of incorporation. If your desired name is not available, we will contact you for alternate suggestions & keep working with you until we find a solution.

• Preparation & Filing of Incorporation Documents (Included Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages)
We will review your information for accuracy, audit your documents for correct spelling & completeness, create your incorporation documents & file them with the Secretary of State on your behalf.

• Unlimited Phone/Email Support (Included Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages)
At CBS we offer you phone & email support through a member of our professional staff through the process of setting up your business.

• 24/7  Online Access to Your Information (Included Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages)
Track the status of your order at the time that is most convenient for you.  Your important scanned incorporation documents are readily available for unlimited convenient reference, & are kept safe & confidential in a secure, password-protected area online for your convenience.

• FREE Registered Agent Service for 6 Months (Included Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages)
Fulfill your legal obligation to have a Registered Agent & receive prompt & confidential handling of your company’s important state, tax & legal documents. Comes with Registered Agent Watch, which contains your monthly compliance status & alerts for important filing deadlines

• Expedited Processing Service (state expediting fees may apply) ($60 Silver Package – Included in Gold & Platinum Package)
Expedited Processing Service speeds the turn-around time for your order. We prioritize your order above non-expedited orders & utilize standard expediting services offered by your state of incorporation (state-level expediting fees may apply).Documents are sent to & from the state using same-day or overnight delivery methods. When the process is complete, we ship the state-approved incorporation documents to you using express delivery. Only our RUSH service (an add-on) completes the process faster.

• Nonprofit Kit & Seal ($99 Silver Package – Included in Gold & Platinum Package)
Compliance Kit & Seal for Nonprofits Nonprofit corporations are subject to many formalities after they are formed. Our Compliance Kit & Seal for nonprofits includes the tools your organization needs to comply with these formalities, including:  
      * A professional binder enclosed in a matching slip-case, customized with your nonprofit's name on the spine  
      * A custom, embossed corporate seal for use in stamping documents to signify their authenticity  
      * Sample bylaws, meeting minutes, waiver of notices, and resolutions 
      * Book: Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations  ($25 Silver Package – Included in Gold & Platinum Package) Written by Michael Allison and Jude Kaye, with a bonus CD-ROM included, this book establishes a framework for analyzing and adapting your business goals, balancing mission and money, and implementing sure-fire strategic plans. Loaded with worksheets, checklists, tables and real-world case studies, you will get all these tools and more in a well written, easy-to-follow format.

• Overnight Shipping ($20 Silver Package – Included in Gold & Platinum Package)
CBS will ship your company's state-approved incorporation document(s) using FedEx Overnight. In cases where the Certified Copy document is not included with the state-approved incorporation document(s), we ship the Certified Copy via FedEx Overnight. In some states, the Certified Copy can be shipped up to two weeks after the incorporation document(s).

• Federal Tax ID (EIN) Obtainment Service ($70 Silver Package – Included in Gold & Platinum Package)        
Similar to a Social Security Number, typically required to open a bank account Businesses are required to have a Federal Tax ID Number, also called an employer identification number (EIN). With CBSs' Tax ID Obtainment Service, we will obtain your company's EIN from the IRS once your business formation is approved by the state. The typical turn-around time for this service is 4 - 5 business days after we receive the required signature.
CBS will accept the required signature to obtain your EIN electronically. On the order form, you will be asked to grant CBS permission to file the EIN application. This will allow us to process your EIN application quickly & more efficiently than the alternative of mailing you the application form for signature.
To obtain the EIN for your business, first provide your Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN). If you do not have an SSN you must obtain an ITIN from the IRS prior to being able to apply for the EIN for your business. To obtain an ITIN from the IRS, you must complete IRS Form W-7 & mail it to the IRS. If you do not have an SSN you must obtain an ITIN from the IRS prior to applying for the EIN for your business.

• Certified Copy of State-Filed Documents (state fees may apply) $35+State Fees
(Fees apply to Silver & Gold Package – Included in Platinum Package)         
Official copy of your documents, helpful for banking activities CBS will obtain a Certified Copy of your company's incorporation document(s). The Certified Copy is an additional document issued by the state of incorporation, which further authenticates the original incorporation document(s). A certified copy of incorporation documents is often required to open a business bank account.

• Palo Alto's Business Plan Pro ($75 Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages)
Business Plan Pro is the best selling business plan software on the market. Business Plan Pro software includes step-by-step guidance for creating a comprehensive business plan for your own use or to share with others. List price is $99.95, but our customers can purchase Business Plan Pro at a special rate.

• Business License Application Package ($99 Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages)
Identifies the permits & licenses needed to operate your business Business licenses & permits are mandatory for most businesses.  With this service, we thoroughly research state & local licensing requirements (including tax registrations) for your business type & location. We then provide you with a package containing:
      * An overview of the licenses, permits & tax registrations required for your business
      * The actual license, permit & tax registration applications & associated documents for you to complete & send to the proper licensing authority  
       * Licensing authority contact information
       * Detailed information on the government fees per application
       * Where to mail each application This package does not cover personal licenses issued to professionals.
This package covers one state, county & city. To place orders for additional states, counties and/or cities, contact CBS so we can discuss this with you.
Note: Highly-regulated industries may incur additional charges. If this situation is applicable to your business, we will contact you before processing your Business License Application Package.

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The above services are an example of the Business Setup services we offer. Our setup services include S Corp, C Corp, Limited Liability Partnership, Limited Partnership, Sole Proprietor and Nonprofit as well as LLC.