We have aged shelf companies in 25 states. Most all are companies we formed and put on the shelf. They have no assets, no liabilities, and no history, unless we note otherwise. We also have some companies that are not listed on the list here. If you are looking for something specific, please call us to see if we have it.
The corporation is the stalwart business entity most commonly formed for raising capital and limiting individual liability throughout the world. The corporation is a legal separate "person" which may live forever or be empowered to protect the shareholder from economic harm. It my own assets, sue or be sued, transfer its ownership easily, borrow money, mortgage its assets, and file bankruptcy.
"S" status for a corporation is granted by the IRS to any regular business corporation or close corporation which meets specific criteria. Domestic corporations having 100 or fewer shareholders all of the same class who are citizens of the U.S. or resident aliens may elect to pass gains or losses, credits or deductions, on to shareholders in much the same manner that partnerships are taxes.
The Close Corporation are valid in some states, like Wyoming. They are designed for small corporations which have a small number of stock holders usually having ties to one another through family relationships or friends and business partners.