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Read Why Corporations Choose Delaware

More than one million business entities take advantage of Delaware’s complete package of incorporation services, including modern and flexible corporate laws, our highly-respected Judiciary and legal community, a business-friendly government, and the customer-service-oriented staff of the Division of Corporations. You can also stay current

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​​​Steps for Setting up Shop

When starting a new business, there are important decisions to make and rules and procedures to be addressed. Fi​rst and foremost, are you
required to register your business in Oregon?

Although there is no single source for all filing requirements, the following steps will assist in starting your business.

1. Do your research

The
Business Xpress​ is a cooperative effort of state agencies and your first stop for starting a business in Oregon.  The

How to Start a Business in Oregon guide provides a
checklist to guide you through the process of registering your business.

2. Create a business plan

It helps to begin with a plan. A business plan is a blueprint of every aspect of your business. Sales, marketing, advertising, promotion and location are some aspects of creating a plan. For a tutorial on creating a business plan,

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News & Notices, Customer Alerts and Processing Times

  • News & Notices: Get the latest information about changes affecting business conducted with the Business Programs Division.
  • Customer Alerts: Get the latest information about confirmed scams against Californians and businesses in the State of California, and what you can do if you have been a victim of a scam.
  • Get the current processing dates for Business Entities and determine which method of submission meets your needs.

Online Services

All LLC Statements of Information and the required Statement of Information for most corporations can be submitted electronically using a credit card. PDF copies of imaged business entity documents, including Statements of Information are available for free on the Secretary of State’s Business Search.

Note: Statements of Information for common interest developments must be submitted on paper, by mail or in person (drop off), at this time.

 


The Business Entities Section

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1.

Articles of Incorporation – General Stock



Form ARTS-GS


$100.00


2.

Articles of Incorporation – Close


eForms filing - Form ARTS-CL - https://bpd.cdn.sos.ca.gov/corp/pdf/articles/arts-cl.pdf


Form ARTS-CL


$100.00


3.

Articles of Incorporation – Professional


eForms


Form ARTS-PC


$100.00


4.

Articles of Incorporation – Nonprofit Mutual Benefit


eForms


Form ARTS-MU


$30.00


5.

Articles of Incorporation – Nonprofit Public Benefit


eForms


Form ARTS-PB-501(c)(3)


$30.00


6.

Articles of Incorporation – Nonprofit Religious


eForms


Form ARTS-RE


$30.00


7.

Articles of Incorporation – Common Interest Development


eForms


Form ARTS-CID


$30.00
 


8.
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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Future State, a change management consulting firm headquartered in Oakland, CA. Future State’s 75-person team joins the Talent & Organization / Human Potential practice at Accenture, adding highly specialized expertise focused on agile business transformation.

Future State makes ideas and innovation real for clients within the life sciences, CPG and technology industries, through expert planning, intuitive communication, team coaching and empathy. This innovative approach — along with strong credentials in product development enablement, business growth and post-merger integration — add new methodologies that expand Accenture’s existing C-suite offerings. Future State, a certified B Corp, is also widely recognized for its commitment to corporate social responsibility, and was selected by B Lab as a “Best for the World Changemaker” honoree in 2019.

“As the ongoing health, economic and social crises have demonstrated, disruption is constant and companies must adapt to thrive and

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License Requirements

The state of Oregon doesn’t have a general business license.
However, many occupations and business activities require special licenses, permits or certifications from state agencies or boards.

The state of Oregon offers a searchable online
license dire​ctory,
a directory of over 1,100 licenses,
permits and certifications. ​

Check Local License Requirements

Local Requirements

Cities and counties may require a license for businesses operating in their jurisdictions. If your business is located within the city limits,
check
city offices to see if a local business license is required. If there is no specific listing for business licenses in your directory, the city hall information number is an appropriate initial contact.

Licensing offices for the following cities are:

Portland Bureau of Licenses  |  503-823-5157

111 SW Columbia St., Ste. 600

Portland, OR 97201-5840

 

Salem Permit Application Center | 503-588-6256

555 Liberty Street SE, Room 320

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