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INCORPORATE IN ALABAMA
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Alabama. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Alabama, and will clear up to 3 potential names for you to select from. Once this is completed, we will prepare and file your articles of incorporation with the Alabama state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain the word "corporation," "incorporated," or the abbreviation "corp.," or "inc."

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "Limited Liability Company" or the abbreviation "L.L.C." The name cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to the corporate name of a domestic corporation or a foreign qualified corporation.
Director / Member Information:
  • Minimum Number of Directors: 1
Registered Agent Information:
  • Start A Business.com can act as your Registered Agent in the state of Alabama.
Tax Information:
TAX REPORT OF SHARES FOR AD VALOREM ASSESSMENT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends to all DOMESTIC corporations
DUE DATE 3rd Monday in January
DEPARTMENT Department of Revenue
Franchise Tax Div.
P.O. Box 327430
Montgomery, AL
36132-7330
TAX RATE/FEES Tax for values located in Alabama and not otherwise taxed - deduction from share value to get assessed: (1) Assessed Value of Corporation realty and personalty (located outside); (2) book value of devices for controlling air-water pollution (caused by taxpayer); (3) book value of goods, wares and merchandise (held for sale) - after deductions, 20% is applied to remainder to determine assessed value of shares - less assessed value of realty and tangible personalty taxable by Alabama; remainder shall constitute the value of said shares of stock of said corporation subject to assessment.

TAX CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends forms to all corporations
DUE DATE March 15th or
15th day of 3rd Month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Department of Revenue
Corporation Income Tax
Section, P.O. Box 327430
Montgomery, AL
36132-7430
(334) 242-1200
TAX RATE/FEES Income tax rate - Alabama corporations 5% of the Alabama Taxable Income for the preceding calendar or fiscal year and Foreign corporations 5% of the Alabama Taxable Income from property situated within Alabama and from business done and transacted therein during such year. If expecting tax over $5,000, file declaration of estimated tax by 4-15, pay in four equal installments by 4-15, 6-15, 9-15 and 12-15. If requirements met later, prorate payments

TAX COMBINED FRANCHISE TAX RETURN, APPLICATION FOR ANNUAL PERMIT & ANNUAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends forms to all corporations at company address
DUE DATE March 15th
DEPARTMENT Department of Revenue
Franchise Tax Division
Corporate Tax Division
P. O. Box 327330
Montgomery, AL 36132-7330
(334) 242-9800
TAX RATE/FEES Franchise tax rate for domestic corporations is $10.00 per $1,000 of the paid-in capital stock. Corporations organizing or qualifying after July 1st pay one-half of the year's tax - minimum of $50.00 for domestic corporations and foreign corporations rate is $3.00 per $1000 of capital employed in Alabama - minimum for foreign corporations is $25.00.

Alabama corporations - permit fee is based upon the paid capital stock, at the rate of $10 if the paid capital stock is not over $25,000; $20 if over $25,000 and not over $50,000; $30 if over $50,000 and not over $100,000; $50 if over $100,000 and not over $150,000; and $100 if the paid capital stock exceeds $150,000 and foreign corporations is assessed upon the actual amount of capital (not capital stock) employed in Alabama, at $5 if the capital so employed is less than $1,000; $10 if $1,000 or over and not over $10,000, $20 if over $10,000 and not over $25,000; $50 if over $25,000 and not over $50,000; and $100 if the capital employed in Alabama exceeds $50,000.


TAX COMBINED BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX RETURN, CORPORATE SHARES TAX RETURN AND ANNUAL REPORT (Applies to Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships)
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends forms to all corporations at company address
DUE DATE March 15th (Effective for All Tax Years on or after January 1, 2000)
DEPARTMENT Department of Revenue
Franchise Tax Division
Corporate Tax Division
P. O. Box 327330
Montgomery, AL 36132-7330
(334) 242-9800
TAX RATE/FEES Privilege Tax Return: $0.25 per $1,000, if taxable income is less than $1.00; $1.00 per $1,000, if taxable income is at least $1.00 but less than $200,000; $1.25 per $1,000, if taxable income is $200,000 but less than $500,000; $1.50 per $1,000, if taxable income is $500,000 but less than $2,500,000; and $1.75 per $1,000, if taxable income is $2,500,000 or more.  Minimum tax $100 and a maximum tax for tax years starting January 1, 2000- $15,250 and thereafter $15,000. (Applies to Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships) Corporate Share Tax: $5.30 per $1,000 of taxable shares base with a maximum tax of $125,000. (Applies to Business Corporations ONLY)

 

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State Fees:
Corporation: $225.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$125.00
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