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INCORPORATE IN MISSOURI
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Missouri. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Missouri, 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 Missouri state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "company," "incorporated" or "limited" or an ending with the abbreviation of one of these words.

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain "Limited Company" or "Limited Liability Company" or the abbreviations "LC", "LLC", "L.C." or "L.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 Unless number not set in articles, then statute provides for 3.
Registered Agent Information:
  • Start A Business.com can act as your Registered Agent in Missouri.
Tax Information:

TAX ANNUAL REGISTRATION REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends prestencilled forms to the Registered Agent.
DUE DATE April 15th/15th day of 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Annual Report Dept.
P.O. Box 1366
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-2300
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $45. If the report is not filed by the due date, the filing fee will increase to the following rates: $60, if within 30 days after the due date - $75, if within 60 days after the due date - $90, if within 90 days after the due date.

TAX CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF INCOME TAX
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends forms to the 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
Corporate Income Tax Section
P.O. Box 700
Jefferson City, MO 65105-0700
(573) 751-5774
TAX RATE/FEES Tax is imposed on Mo. taxable income from Mo. sources. Rate is 6.25%. Estimated tax: is required if estimate for year is at least $250. File declaration, pay in equal quarters (4-15, 6-15, 9-15, 12-15). If requirements met later, prorate payments.

TAX ANNUAL FRANCHISE TAX RETURN
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends the forms to the corporation Registered Agent at the Registered Agent address indicated on the Annual Reg. Report
DUE DATE April 15th/15th day of 4th month following close of fiscal yr. Newly chartered or licensed corporations report by 15th day of 4th month after incorporation/ qualification
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State Franchise Tax Division
P.O. Box 1366
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-2265
TAX RATE/FEES Rate is one twentieth of 1% (0.05%) of the proportion of outstanding capital stock and surplus , if over $200,000, represented by the ratio of the property and assets in Missouri to the total property and total assets everywhere which is the higher of (1) market value of assets in Mo. or (2) par value of capital stock (no par stock is fixed at higher of actual value or $5 per share).

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State Fees:
Corporation: $88.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$135.00
FORM AN INC.
FORM AN LLC
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