If you’re a veterinarian in California, you SHOULD form a Professional Veterinary Corporation taxed as an S-Corporation.
California law prohibits veterinarians from forming an LLCs or a traditional corporations to practice veterinary medicine and instead must register as a Professional Corporation.
If done incorrectly, your Professional Corporation can be rejected by the Secretary of State, leaving you vulnerable to potential lawsuits and fines from various government agencies, and even the California State Board.
As a Business Lawyer for Professionals, I’m assisted hundreds of professionals just like you start their Professional Corporation and I can definitely help you start yours.
Professional Veterinary Corporation
A Professional Veterinary Corporation is a professional corporation which is registered with the Veterinary Medical Board, to provide veterinary services.
3 Steps to Starting a Professional Veterinary Corporation
The 3 steps to starting a Professional Veterinary Corporation are:
- File the Articles of Incorporation of a Professional Corporation with the Secretary of State to form the Professional Corporation
- Notify your Profession’s state agency that manages your profession,