How to Incorporate in Alaska
There are three ways to incorporate your business in Alaska: hire a lawyer to do the job for you (a very expensive option), walk in to the State Department office and do it by yourself or to use a professional incorporation company, like Active Filings. Whatever method you chose, this section will provide you the basic information you need to know about AK filings
AK Articles of Incorporation Requirements
Alaska Corporate Name Endings
* The name must contain word “corporation,” “company,”"incorporated,” or “limited” or an abbreviation.
The name must not contain words implying a different purpose from those purposes in the articles of incorporation.
Corporate name must not contain the word “city”, “borough” or “village.”
The name must not be the same as or deceptively similar to a name already in use or a registered or reserved name.
* Minimum Number – One or more.
* Residence Requirements. – No provision.
* Age Requirements – None.
* Directors are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation.
* The officers are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation.
* An increase in shares or par value does not affect initial fees.
* Annual Statements
* Domestic corporations must file a biennial report . The cost of the report is $100. The report must be filed by January 2 of filing year and every two years thereafter, it is delinquent if not filed before February 1.
Income Tax Rate
* Rates range from 1% of taxable income when taxable income is less than $10,000 to a high of $4,500 plus 9.4% of taxable income over $90,000 when taxable income is $90,000 or more.
For more information on taxes, visit www.ador.state.ak.us
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