How to Incorporate a Business in Indiana (IN)
There are three ways to incorporate your business in INDIANA: 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 IN filings.
Indiana Articles of Incorporation Requirements
IN Corporate Name Endings
The name must include word “Corporation”, “Incorporated”, “Company” or “Limited” or an abbreviation thereof. The name cannot imply purpose or power not possessed by corporations organized under Indiana Business Corporation Law or in articles of incorporation. The name must not be distinguishable to a reserved name or the name of any other corporation then existing under laws of state without consent of user.
* 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.
* The shares of stock and par value can be increased with no additional filing fee.
* Annual Statements
* Every domestic corporation must file a biennial report. Filing fee is $30. The first biennial report must be filed in the second year following the calendar year in which a domestic corporation was incorporated.
Income Tax Rate
* 3.4% of adjusted gross income from Indiana sources plus 4.5% supplemental net income tax.
For more information on taxes, visit http://www.in.gov/dor/
Cost of Incorporating in Indiana
ONLY $59.00 + State Fees!
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