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INCORPORATE IN ARKANSAS
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Arkansas. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Arkansas, 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 Arkansas state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "incorporated," "company," "limited," "corp.," "inc.," "co." or "ltd.," or words or abbreviations of like import in another language.

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names contain the words "Limited Liability Company", "A Limited Company", or the abbreviations "L.L.C.", "L.C.", "LLC" or "LC". The words "Limited" and "Company" may be abbreviated as "Ltd." and "Co." respectively. 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 Arkansas.
Tax Information:

TAX CORPORATION & LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY FRANCHISE TAX REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY In February, Secretary of State mails forms to the last known tax mailing address of the corporation/limited liability company.
DUE DATE June 1st.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Corporate Franchise Tax Div.
State Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-1094
(501) 682-3409
TAX RATE/FEES Rate for corporation of .27 of 1% of the proportion of the par value of outstanding capital stock that the value of the real and personal property in Arkansas bears to the total of the real and personal property everywhere - minimum tax is $50 and the maximum tax is $1,075,000. No-par shares valued at $25.00 each for purposes of tax. Corporations without authorized capital stock pay $100. Limited Liabilty Company pay a flat $109.

TAX CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN & PAYMENT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Commissioner of Revenue mails forms to whoever filed last return on behalf of the corporation.
DUE DATE May 15th, 15th day of the 5th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Commissioner of Revenue
Dept. of Finance & Administration
Corp. Income Tax Section
P.O. Box 3628
Little Rock, AR 72203-3628
(501) 682-4775
TAX RATE/FEES Tax on net income applies to domestic corps. and foreign corps. doing business in Ark. Rate for corps. with net income up to $100,000: 1% first $3,000 of the entire net income; 2% next $3,000; 3% next $5,000; 5% next $14,000 and 6% all net income in excess of $25,000. Those corporations whose net taxable income exceeds $100,000 will be subject to a 6.5% tax rate on the entire net taxable income. Multi-state apportioning corporations pay at the same rate, but based upon the net percentage of property, payroll and sales within the State divided by these factors everywhere. If over $1,000 (before 1999, $250), declaration of estimated tax is due, file by 5-15, pay in equal quarters (5-15, 6-15, 9-15, next 1-15). If meeting requirements later, prorate payments over remaining quarters.
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State Fees:
Corporation: $80.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$80.00
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