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INCORPORATE IN MAINE
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Maine. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Maine, 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 Maine state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name need not contain any specific word or abbreviation.

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "Limited Liability Company". 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: 3 Unless fewer shareholders
Registered Agent Information:
  • Start A Business.com can act as your Registered Agent in Maine.
Tax Information:

TAX CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF INCOME TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Bureau of Taxation
mails forms to the corporation.
DUE DATE March 15th/15th day of third month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Maine Revenue Services
P.O. Box 1062
Augusta, ME 04332-1026
(207) 287-3301
TAX RATE/FEES Rate of 3.5% on 1st $25,000; 7.93%, $25,000 to $75,000; 8.33%, $75,000 to $250,000; and 8.93% over $250,000 on net income allocable to Maine. Estimated tax by 4-15 if Me. taxable income expected to exceed $500. Pay in equal quarters (4-15, 6-15, 9-15, and 12-15). If requirements met later, prorate payments.

TAX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State mails forms to the Registered Agent at the Registered Office address.
DUE DATE June 1st(Postmark)
DEPARTMENT Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions
Reporting Section
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
(207) 287-4190
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $60

Postmarked after June 1, 1998, a $25.00 late filing penalty will be assessed


TAX ANNUAL REPORT OF FOREIGN & DOMESTIC CORPORATIONS
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State mails forms to the Registered Agent at the Registered Office address.
DUE DATE June 1st (Postmark Date)
DEPARTMENT Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions
Reporting Section
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
(207) 287-4190
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $60
Postmarked after June 1, 1998, a $25.00 late filing penalty will be assessed

TAX ANNUAL REPORT OF FOREIGN & DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State mails forms to the Registered Agent at the Registered Office address.
DUE DATE June 1st (Postmark Date)
DEPARTMENT Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions
Reporting Section
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
(207) 287-4190
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $60
Postmarked after June 1, 1998, a $25.00 late filing penalty will be assessed

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State Fees:
Corporation: $205.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$205.00
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