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INCORPORATE IN LOUISIANA
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Louisiana. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Louisiana, 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 Louisiana state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "Corporation," "Incorporated," "Limited" or the abbreviation of any of these words; or "Company" or "Co." if not preceded by "and" or "&".

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain "Limited Liability Company" or the abbreviations "L.L.C." or "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 not act as your Registered Agent in Louisiana.
Tax Information:

TAX ANNUAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to the mailing address supplied.
DUE DATE Anniversary date of incorporation/
qualification.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Corporation Division
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
(225) 925-4704
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $25

TAX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to the mailing address supplied.
DUE DATE Anniversary date of Formation/
Registration
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Corporation Division
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
(225) 925-4704
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - Domestic $25.00 and Foreign $12.50

TAX INCOME & CORPORATION FRANCHISE TAX RETURN & TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends forms to each corporation at the address shown on last year's return.
DUE DATE April 15th/15th day of 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Department of Revenue & Taxation
P.O. Box 91011
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9011
(225) 925-4611
TAX RATE/FEES Income Tax rate 4% of the 1st $25,000 of net income; 5% 2nd $25,000; 6% next $50,000; 7% next $100,000; and 8% on income in excess of $200,000. Foreign corporations are assessed at the same rates, but on net income allocated to Louisiana. Estimated tax by April 15 (15th of 4th) with Sec'y Rev. & Tax. if tax exceeds $1000. Pay in equal quarters (15th of 4th, 6th, 9th, and 12th months). If meeting requirements later, prorate payments.
Franchise Tax rate is $1.50 per $1,000 on 1st $300,000 then $3.00 per $1,000 on the excess - minimum tax $10.00 annually.

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State Fees:
Corporation: $145.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$160.00
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