SECTION .0200 ‑ PRACTICE PROCEDURES OF PROFESSIONAL CORPORATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

 

21 NCAC 08K .0201          CORPORATE AND PROFESSIONAL LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAMES

(a)  The corporate name of a professional corporation registered under these Rules shall contain the wording "corporation," "incorporated," "limited," "company," "professional corporation," or "professional association," or an abbreviation of one of the foregoing:  "Corp.," "Inc.," "Ltd.," "Co.," "P.C.," or "P.A."

(b)  The corporate name of a professional limited liability company registered under these Rules shall contain the wording "professional limited liability company," "professional ltd. liability co.," "professional limited liability co.," or "professional ltd. liability company," or an abbreviation of one of the foregoing: "P.L.L.C." or "PLLC."

(c)  The use of "CPA" or "Certified Public Accountant(s)" in the corporate name is encouraged, but not required. Any name shall also meet the requirements in 21 NCAC 8N .0302 and .0307.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 55B-5; 55B-12; 57C-1; 57C-2;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 26, 1977;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1994; May 1, 1989; December 1, 1988; April 1, 1988;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 28, 2014.