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Kansas Secretary of State – KS SOS Business Search

Kansas Secretary of State Business Services Division
Address: Kansas Secretary of State, Memorial Hall, 1st Floor, 120 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66612-1594
Telephone: 1(785) 296-4564
Fax: 1(785) 296-4570
Website: www.sos.ks.gov
E-Mail: www.sos.ks.gov/contact

Lookup a Business Entity

Step 1 – Start

In Kansas, to perform a search for an entity (Corporation, LLC, Limited Partnership), you must go to the Secretary of State’s Website.

Lookup a Business By:

***You may also Lookup the Corporate Name Availability and Charitable Organizations.

After selecting which option to perform your query, you will be brought to the Results Page (As Seen Below).

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

You will be shown (Above) a sample of the Corporation’s NameID Number, and Legal Status. Click on the ‘View Record’ button on the left in order to see all information at the Secretary of State level about the entity.

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Step 3 – Retrieve Information

As you can see from the sample card (Above) you can view all information including its Current StatusObtain a Certificate of Good StandingView Previously Filed Documents (in Adobe PDF), Registered Agent NameRegistered Agent Address, Annual ReportsPrincipal Mailing AddressDate of FormationState of IncorporationOfficers, and any Fictitious Names the company had been under.

Step 4 – Steps to form your new Business in Kansas

  • Business name availability search (above)
  • Internet domain availability search for website and email.
  • Choose your entity type (LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp, Partnership, or Non-Profit Org)
  • Obtain IRS EIN Number (employer identification number).  Create New IRS EIN Number
  • Create Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws that include describing the business purpose of the entity, naming the registered agent, directors, registered address, operating guidelines, dissolution provisions, and other information.
  • Determine if the new entity requires any federal, state, or local business licenses.
  • Determine payroll tax requirements.
  • Determine federal, state, and local tax filing requirements.
  • Establish the business physical and/or mailing address, phone number, voicemail, website, email address, and business cards.

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  • Same day filing available
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  • First year free
  • Many services available
  • Technical Support