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INCORPORATE IN NEW YORK
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in New York. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in New York, 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 New York state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "incorporated," "limited," "corp.," "inc.," or "ltd." The Section 301 of the Business Corporation Law should be reviewed for a list of prohibited words or phrases.

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "Limited Liability Company", or the abbreviations "L.L.C.", "LLC". Section 204 of the Limited Liability Company Law should be reviewed for a list of prohibited words or phrases. 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 New York.
Tax Information:

TAX CORPORATION FRANCHISE TAX RETURN, METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS TAX SURCHARGE REPORT & PAYMENT.
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. Of Tax & Finance mails forms to each corporation.
DUE DATE March 15th/15th day of third month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT NYC Corporation Tax
Processing Unit
P.O. Box 1909
Albany, NY 12201-1909
(800) 225-5829
TAX RATE/FEES Rate is 9% on entire net income-minimum tax $325 ; and tax surcharge is imposed at 7.5% for tax yrs. ending in 7-1-95C6-30-96; at 2.5% for tax yrs. ending in 7-1-96C6-30-97. For tax years beginning on or after 7/1/99 - rate reduced to 8.5% on entire net income; and, for tax years beginning on or after 7/1/2000 - rate reduced to 8% on entire net income ; and, for tax years beginning on or after 7/1/2001 - rate reduced to 7.5% on entire net income. Effective July 1, 1999 minimum rate reduced for taxpayers with gross payrolls of of less than $250,000 to $100; and for taxpayers with gross payrolls of $250,000 to $500,000 to $225. Estimated tax declaration is due if liability will exceed $1,000. File by 6-15 (15th of 6th month). Payment: Pay in equal installments, by 3-15 (with annual return), 6-15, 9-15, and 12-15. If requirements met later, file by 15th of 10th and 13th months; prorate payments.

TAX FOREIGN CORPORATION LICENSE FEE REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. Of Tax & Finance mails forms to each corporation
DUE DATE 2.5 months after close of tax year.
DEPARTMENT NYC Corporation Tax
Processing Unit
P.O. Box 1909
Albany, NY 12201-1909
(800) 225-5829
TAX RATE/FEES Rate is 1/20% of par value and $.05 per share on no-par stock employed in state - minimum fee of $10

TAX BIENNIAL STATEMENTS
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of State mails the prescribed forms to the corporation's address for process as it appears on the State's records. Only preprinted forms issued by the Dept. Of State will be accepted. Duplicate forms should be obtained by written request to the Dept. Of State.
DUE DATE Calendar month during which original certificate of incorporation or application for authority were filed or effective date thereof if stated.
DEPARTMENT New York State Dept. Of State
Division of Corporations
41 State Street
Albany, NY 12231-0002
(518) 473-2492
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $9.  Failure to file the statement by the due date may subject the corporation to a fine of $250.

TAX LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY BIENNIAL FILING FEE
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. Of Tax & Finance mails forms to each corporation
DUE DATE During the Anniversary Month of formation/ registration
DEPARTMENT New York State Dept. of State                       Division of Corporations                                                                41 State Street                                           Albany, NY 12231-0002                                (518) 473-24952
TAX RATE/FEES Filling Fee - $50 per member with minimum fee of $325 and maximum fee of $10,000

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State Fees:
Corporation: $170.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$210.00
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