- Start A Business.com can incorporate your business
Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name
check to help ensure that your company name is available
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 Pennsylvania
state government in a quick and efficient manner.
- The corporate name must contain "association,"
"fund," "syndicate," "corporation,"
"corp.," "company," "co.,"
"incorporated," "inc.," "limited"
or "ltd." or words or abbreviations of like
import in languages other than English.
- For a Limited Liability Company, company names
must contain the term "Company", "Limited",
or "Limited Liability Company". The name
cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to the
corporate name of a domestic corporation or a foreign
/ Member Information:
- Minimum Number of Directors: 1
- Start A Business.com can act as your Registered
Agent in Pennsylvania.
STOCK OR FRANCHISE TAX & CORPORATE NET INCOME
TAX RETURNS; CORPORATION LOANS TAX RETURNS; &
PAYMENTS OF TAXES
of Revenue mails forms to the corporation at the
address shown on last year's return.
15th/15th day of 4th month following close of fiscal
yr. (Postmark Date)
Dept. of Revenue
Bureau of Receipts & Control
Harrisburg, PA 17128-0705
Stock Tax rate is 9.5% plus 75% of net worth, less
$100,000 - minimum tax $300. Estimated tax payments
are due in 4 equal installments by 15th of 3d, 6th,
9th, and 12th month of tax yr.
Income Tax rate is 9.99% is collected, both from
local and some interstate companies. Estimated tax
payments are due in 4 equal installments on 15th
of 3d , 6th, 9th, and 12th month of tax yr.
Corporate Loan Tax rate is 4 mills per dollar of
all scrip, bonds, certificates and evidences of
indebtedness issued or assumed by foreign and domestic
corporations and held by Pennsylvania residents
upon which interest is paid.
REPORT OF ASSOCIATION CONTINUED EXISTENCE (CORPORATION,
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AND LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
MUST be obtained from the Department of State or
downloaded from the Pennsylvania Secretary Internet
Return is due prior to January 1, 2001 and every
10 years thereafter.
P.O. Box 8724
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8724