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INCORPORATE IN TENNESSEE
Overview:
  • Start A Business.com can incorporate your business in Tennessee. Start A Business.com will provide a preliminary name check to help ensure that your company name is available in Tennessee, 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 Tennessee state government in a quick and efficient manner.
Corporate Names:
  • The corporate name must contain "corporation," "incorporated," "company," or the abbreviation "corp.," "inc.," "co.," or words or abbreviations of like import in another language

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

TAX ANNUAL REPORT
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State mails to specified address of the corporation
DUE DATE 1st day of 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Annual Report Section
James K. Polk Bldg...
Suite 1800
Nashville, TN 37243-0306
(615) 741-4994
TAX RATE/FEES Filing Fee - $20

TAX FRANCHISE & EXCISE TAX RETURN & PAYMENT OF TAXES
FORMS AVAILABILITY Dept. of Revenue sends forms to the corporation
DUE DATE April 1st/1st day of 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Tennessee Dept. of Revenue
803 Andrew Jackson
State Office Bldg...
500 Deaderick St.
Nashville, TN 37242
(615) 741-2594
TAX RATE/FEES Franchise Tax rate is $.25 per $100, or a major fraction thereof of the amount of outstanding capital stock, surplus and undivided profits apportioned to Tennessee, but the amount so apportioned shall not be less than the actual value of the real and tangible personal property owned or used in Tennessee - minimum is $10.00.

Excise Tax rate is 6% of the net income allocated to Tennessee for the preceding tax year - no minimum. Estimated tax declaration is due Commr. Rev., by 15th of 4th month of tax year, if tax to exceed $2,000. Pay in four equal installments (15th of 4th, 7th, 10th and 13th mos.).


TAX ANNUAL LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY REPORT/REGISTRATION FEE
FORMS AVAILABILITY Secretary of State mails to specified address of the Limited Liability Company
DUE DATE 1st day of 4th month following close of fiscal yr.
DEPARTMENT Secretary of State
Annual Report Section
James K. Polk Bldg...
Suite 1800
Nashville, TN 37243-0306
(615) 741-4994
TAX RATE/FEES Registration Fee - $50 per member with a minimum of $300 and a maximum of $3,000.

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State Fees:
Corporation: $150.00
Limited Liability
Company:
$330.00
FORM AN INC.
FORM AN LLC
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