A Not-for-Profit Corporation is a special type of corporation where there are no owners. A Not-for-Profit gives no income (except salaries/ expenses) to members, directors, or officers. This corporation provides for personal liability protection.
If you would like to operate in DC as a for-profit corporation, non-profit corporation, Limited Liability Company or partnership, you must register with DCRA's Corporations Division unless you are a sole proprietor.
Corporate Registration: Domestic Statutory Trust
A foreign filing entity shall not do business in the District until it registers with the Superintendent of Corporations of DCRA.
A sole proprietor is exempt from any corporate registration requirements
Corporate Registration: Trade Name
Fees for Corporate Registration Services
Every domestic and foreign corporation, LLC and LLP is required to file two-year reports to maintain good standing within the District of Columbia.
To successfully establish a new nonprofit organization, many factors must be considered. What is its mission? What type of organizational structure and classification will best suit its purpose? What are the steps to develop an effective strategic plan? Where will the organization find funding? What licenses, permits, and registrations does the District government require?
The Corporations Division Program Manager serves as a Superintendent of Corporations and in that capacity acts as the Mayor’s Agent for Service of Process for businesses that are defunct, or fail to maintain an agent in the District or are operating in the District.
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