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INCORPORATE IN PENNSYLVANIA
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Pennsylvania. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Pennsylvania, 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.
Corporate Names:
  • 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 qualified corporation.

Director / Member Information:
  • Minimum Number of Directors: 1
Registered Agent Information:
  • Start A Business.com can act as your Registered Agent in Pennsylvania.
Tax Information:

TAX CAPITAL STOCK OR FRANCHISE TAX & CORPORATE NET INCOME TAX RETURNS; CORPORATION LOANS TAX RETURNS; & PAYMENTS OF TAXES
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue mails 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. (Postmark Date)
DEPARTMENT Pennsylvania Dept. of Revenue
Bureau of Receipts & Control
Department 280705
Harrisburg, PA 17128-0705
(717) 783-6035
TAX RATE/FEES Capital 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.


TAX DECENNIAL REPORT OF ASSOCIATION CONTINUED EXISTENCE (CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AND LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
FORMS AVAILABILITY Form MUST be obtained from the Department of State or downloaded from the Pennsylvania Secretary Internet Website
DUE DATE Initial Return is due prior to January 1, 2001 and every 10 years thereafter.
DEPARTMENT Department of State                                     Corporations Bureau                                       P.O. Box 8724                                                  Harrisburg, PA 17105-8724                               (717) 787-1057
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee- $52

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State Fees:
Corporation: $485.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$195.00
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