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INCORPORATE IN FLORIDA
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Florida. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Florida, 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 Florida state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "incorporated," "company," "corp.," "Inc.," "Co.," or words or abbreviations.

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must end with the words "limited liability company" or their 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 Florida.
Tax Information:

TAX CORPORATION UNIFORM BUSINESS REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to the Corporation's address used on the last return.
DUE DATE January 1st -
Delinquent on May 1
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 1500
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1500
(850) 488-9000
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee -$150 (if filed after May 1, 2000, penalty of $400)

Non Profit Filing Fee- $61.25


TAX CORPORATION INCOME/FRANCHISE & EMERGENCY EXCISE TAX RETURN & PAYMENTS
FORMS AVAILABILITY Department of Revenue
mails forms to the corporation's address.
DUE DATE April 1st/1st day of 4th month following close of corporation's fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Florida Department of Revenue
5050 W. Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0140
(850) 488-6800
TAX RATE/FEES 5.5% of net income is imposed on domestic and foreign corporations for the privilege of conducting business, earning or receiving income in Fla., or existing in Fla. Alternative min. tax: 3.3% of Fed alternative min. taxable income (IRC '55(b)(2)) less '5(d) exemption. Estimated tax declaration is due to Dept. Rev. by 1st of 5th month, if estimate exceeds $2500. Pay in equal quarters (1st of 5th, 7th, 10th and 13th months). If requirements met later, prorate payments over remaining periods.

Emergency Excise Tax rate is 2.2%


TAX LIMITED LIABILITY UNIFORM BUSINESS REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to the Limited LIABILITY Company's address used on the last return.
DUE DATE Due May 1st
DEPARTMENT Division of Corporations                 Registration Section
P.O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314
(850) 487-6051
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee $50.00

TAX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP UNIFORM BUSINESS REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to the limited partnership's address used on the last return.
DUE DATE Due by May 1st
DEPARTMENT Division of Corporations                                             
Registration Section
                                P.O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314
(850) 487-6051
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $7.00 per $1000 on amount of capital contribution in Florida plus a supplemental fee of $88.75 - minimum of $1141.25 ($52.50 + $88.75) and maximum of $526.25 ($437.50 + $88.75). If filed after May 1, 2000, penalty of $400.

TAX INTANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RETURN
FORMS AVAILABILITY Department of Revenue
mails forms to the corporation's address.
DUE DATE Due June 30th
DEPARTMENT Florida Department of Revenue
5050 W. Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0140
(850) 488-6800
TAX RATE/FEES Annual intangible tax return must be filed and tax paid by every corporation authorized to do business in Fla., who on January 1 owns, controls, or manages intangible personal property which has taxable situs in Florida. Rate is 2 mills per $1.

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State Fees:
Corporation: $80.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$155.00
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