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INCORPORATE IN MARYLAND
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Maryland. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Maryland, 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 Maryland state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "Corporation," "Incorporated," "Limited"; or the abbreviation "Corp.," "Inc.," or "Ltd.," or "Company,"or "Co." if not preceded by the word "and" or a symbol for it.

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "limited liability company" or the abbreviation "L. L. C.," "LLC," "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: 3 Unless fewer shareholders
Registered Agent Information:
  • Start A Business.com can not act as your Registered Agent in Maryland.
Tax Information:

TAX ANNUAL PERSONAL PROPERTY RETURN OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY IN MARYLAND
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. Of Assessments & Taxation mails forms to whatever address the corporation has supplied for mailing.
DUE DATE April 15th
DEPARTMENT State Dept. of Assessments & Taxation
Personal Property Division
301 West Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-2395
(410) 225-1170
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $100

TAX CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF INCOME TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Comptroller of the Treasury mails forms to the corporation.
DUE DATE March 15th/15th day of 3rd month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Comptroller of the Treasury
Revenue Administration Division
Annapolis, MD 21411-0001
(410) 974-3758
TAX RATE/FEES Rate is 7% of the net income allocated to Maryland. Estimated tax due if expecting tax to exceed $1,000, file declaration and pay estimated tax. Total estimated tax payments must equal at least 90% of current yr. tax or 100% of past yr. tax. Pay 25% of total estimated tax by 15th of 4th, 6th, 9th, and 12th mos. after start of tax year; balance with final return.

TAX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP AFFIRMATION REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. Of Assessments & Taxation mails forms to whatever address the limited Partnership has supplied for mailing
DUE DATE September 15th, every 5 years
DEPARTMENT State Dept. of Assessments & Taxation
Corporate Assessments Div.
301 West Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-2395
((410) 225-1170
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $50

TAX LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AFFIRMATION REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. Of Assessments & Taxation mails forms to whatever address the limited liability company has supplied for mailing
DUE DATE September 15th, every 5 years
DEPARTMENT State Dept. of Assessments & Taxation
Corporate Assessments Div.
301 West Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-2395
((410) 225-1170
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $50

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State Fees:
Corporation: $128.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$138.00
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