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INCORPORATE IN KENTUCKY
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Kentucky. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Kentucky, 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 Kentucky 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 "Limited Liability Company," "Limited Company" or the abbreviations "LLC" 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 Kentucky.
Tax Information:

TAX ANNUAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State mails forms to principal office and address of record.
DUE DATE Between January 1st & June 30th.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Corporation Department
P.O. Box 1150
Frankfort, KY 40602-1150
(502) 564-2848
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $15

TAX LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ANNUAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State mails forms to principal office and address of record.
DUE DATE Between January 1st & June 30th.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Corporation Department
P.O. Box 1150
Frankfort, KY 40602-3493
(502) 564-2848
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $15

TAX CORPORATION INCOME & LICENSE TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF INCOME TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Revenue Cabinet sends forms to whatever address the corporation has supplied.
DUE DATE April 15th/15th day of the 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Kentucky Revenue Cabinet
Corporation Income Tax Sect.

Frankfort, KY 40602-1302

(502) 564-4580
TAX RATE/FEES Income Tax rate 4% of the 1st $25,000 of net taxable income, 5% next $25,000, 6% next $50,000, 7% next $150,000 and 8.25% of taxable net income in excess of $250,000. Estimated tax: if tax for year exceeds $5,000, file declaration and pay 50% of estimated tax by 15th of 6th month, and pay 25% by 9-15 and 12-15. If requirements met later: file and pay 75% by 15th of 9th month, 25% on 12th month; later; file and pay 100% by 12-15.
License Tax rate of $2.10 per $1,000 of that part of the value of the total capital represented by the ratio of the property and business apportioned to Kentucky to the totals everywhere - minimum tax is $30.00.

TAX REPORT OF SECURITIES HELD BY KENTUCKY RESIDENTS
FORMS AVAILABILITY Revenue Cabinet, Department of Taxation, sends forms to the corporation at whatever address the corporation has supplied.
DUE DATE February 15th
DEPARTMENT Kentucky Revenue Cabinet
Dept. of Property Valuation
200 Fair Oaks Lane
Frankfort, KY 40620
(502) 564-8160
TAX RATE/FEES No Fee

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State Fees:
Corporation: $100.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$70.00
FORM AN INC.
FORM AN LLC
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