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INCORPORATE IN NORTH DAKOTA
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in North Dakota. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in North Dakota, 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 North Dakota state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "incorporated," "limited" or an abbreviation of any of these words, or "company" or "Co." if not immediately preceded by "and" or "&".

  • For a Limited Liability Company, company names must contain the words "Limited Liability Company", or the abbreviations "L.L.C.", "LLC.". 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 North Dakota.
Tax Information:

TAX FOREIGN ANNUAL REPORT & LICENSE FEE
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to Registered Agent.
DUE DATE Foreign Corporation -May 15th (Postmark Date) Domestic Corporation - August 1st
(Postmark Date)
DEPARTMENT North Dakota Secretary of State
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
(701) 328-4284
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $25.
If it is not postmarked on or before May 15and the corporation shall be subject to a late filing penalty of $20.00, if filed before August 15.; and, if filed after August 15th and on or before May 15th of the following year the corporation will be subject to $60 penalty.

TAX ANNUAL REPORT OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to Registered Agent.
DUE DATE On or before November 15th
DEPARTMENT North Dakota Secretary of State
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
(701) 328-4284
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $50.00  If not postmarked on or before November 15th, the filing fee becomes $100.00

TAX DOMESTIC ANNUAL REPORT & LICENSE FEE
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to Registered Agent.
DUE DATE Domestic Corporation - August 1st
(Postmark Date)
DEPARTMENT North Dakota Secretary of State
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
(701) 328-4284
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $25.
If it is not postmarked on or before August 1st and the corporation shall be subject to a late filing penalty of $20.00, if filed before November 1st.; and, if filed after November 1st and on or before August 1st of the following year the corporation will be subject to $60 penalty.

TAX CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN
FORMS AVAILABILITY State Tax Commission 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 Office of Tax Commissioner
State Capitol
600 East Blvd. Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58505-0599
(701) 328-2770
TAX RATE/FEES Rate based upon net income apportioned to North Dakota, at the rate of 3% 1st $3,000; plus 4.5% over $3,000 and not over $8,000; plus 6% over $8,000 and not over $20,000; plus 7.5% over $20,000 and not over $30,000; plus 9% over $30,000 and not over $50,000; and plus 10.5% over $50,000. Estimated tax is due if tax exceeds $5,000 and past yr. tax exceeds $5,000; report-pay 3 by 15th of Apr., June, Sept., and Jan.

TAX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP STATEMENT OF RENEWAL
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State sends forms to Registered Agent.
DUE DATE Every 5 years from the date of the initial filing
DEPARTMENT North Dakota Secretary of State
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
(701) 328-4284
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $40

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State Fees:
Corporation: $155.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$155.00
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