Alabama Code Title 10A. Alabama Business and Nonprofit Entities Code § 10A-1-5.04

(a) The name of a corporation or foreign corporation registered to transact business in this state must contain:

(1) the word “corporation” or “incorporated”;  or

(2) an abbreviation of one of those words.

(b) Subsection (a) does not apply to a nonprofit corporation or foreign nonprofit corporation, or to banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, or insurance companies.

(c) In lieu of a word or abbreviation required by subsection (a), the name of a professional corporation must comply with the requirements of Section 10A-1-5.08 .

(d) The requirements of subsection (a) do not apply to any corporation organized before January 1, 1981.

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