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

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "Limited Liability Company", or the abbreviations "L.C.", or "LC." . 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 Iowa.
Tax Information:

TAX BIENNIAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY The Secretary of State mails preprinted Annual Report forms to the Registered Agent at the Registered Office.
DUE DATE Postmarked by March 31st
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Corporation Department
Hoover State Office Bldg.
2nd floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-5204
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $45

TAX CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN & PAYMENT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue mails forms to the corporation.
DUE DATE April 30th/last day of the 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Corporate Tax Return Processing
Iowa Department of Revenue & Finance
P.O. Box 10468
Des Moines, IA 50306
(515) 281-3114
TAX RATE/FEES Rate 6% on 1st $25,000; 8% next $75,000; 10% next $150,000; and 12% over $250,000. Estimated tax due if tax expected to exceed $1000 and $1000 tax liability is met during first quarter of tax year, report-pay in equal installments by 4-30, 6-30, 9-30, 12-31; if requirement met later and prorate payments.

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State Fees:
Corporation: $80.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$80.00
FORM AN INC.
FORM AN LLC
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