registration of legal entity

Cost of registration The cost of the second year Number of Directors Corporate tax rates Payment of Charter Capital Financial statements
990.00 USD 850.00 USD 1 0.00% 0.00 No

Florida is a South American state with the center in the city of Tallahassee. The state shares borders with the states of Georgia and Alabama. The density of the population of Florida is quite high in relation to considerably small state territory. In total, about 20 million people reside there.

The most famous city is Miami.

Nowadays, Florida enjoys the status of the most popular US state for establishing own company.

The staff is not included in the "blacklists" of offshore jurisdictions. Therefore, the company's operation in Florida is not associated with offshore activities. The company in Florida can conduct any legally permitted business.

Company registration is carries out by the State Secretariat.

Forms of doing business

It is possible to register or buy business in Florida (the USA) in various organizational and legal forms, namely:

- Sole Proprietorship;

- General Partnership;

- Limited Partnership;

- LLC or Limited Liability Company;

- Corporation (C Corporation and S Corporation).

The Corporation is among the most popular forms of companies.

Why is it profitable to register corporation in the state of Florida (the USA)?

  • You obtain the opportunity to bring your own business to one of the largest world markets;
  • Reliable security of personal assets;
  • In order to  establish corporation in Florida, the authorized capital is not required;
  • The founder can maintain anonymous status. In case of possible bankruptcy, it will eliminate the difficulties for your further business activity;
  • Corporation registered in Florida can own European accounts and establish subsidiaries;
  • Part of the shares or their full amount can be sold.
  • Corporation can be used as instrument for immigration in the USA.
  • Corporation can be bequeathed without payment of corresponding tax.

Registration of the corporation (Florida). Main stages:

- selection of name. It should contain the following designations: Corporation, Incorporated, or Company, or such abbreviations as Corp., Inc., or Co. The name should not coincide with the already existing one  in the state register. You can not reserve the name in advance.

- Preparation and submission of the Certificate of Registration. The document shall specify:

  • The name of the corporation in Florida, the address of registration, the purpose of establishment;
  • The authorized number of shares for issue;
  • The names and the addresses of residence of the founder and the directors.

- Assignment of registered agent. He can be either natural person or it can be business entity with permission to conduct business in Florida.

- Preparation of corporate accounting book. It is necessary to store the records in the main office of the corporation.

- Compilation of internal corporate document that is the Charter.

- Determination of the composition of directors.

- Holding the first meeting of the Board of Directors.

Bookkeeping of the corporation in Florida.

In order to maintain active status, the corporation shall provide annual report. The report is submitted between January 1 and May 1 within the year following the year of registration.Florida Corporate Income Tax Return Filing are also made every three months.  .

Corporation taxes (Florida)

The Federal TAX 
Single Filers Tax Rate 
$0 – $9,5251  - 0%
9,526 – $38,700 – 12%
38,701 – $82,500 – 22%
82,501 – $157,500 – 24%
157,501 – $200,000 – 32%
200,001 – $500,000 – 35%
over 500,001 - +37% 
Sales Tax — 6%

Start your own cost-efficient and absolutely legal international business with the registration of corporation in Florida (the USA). We will help quickly establish or buy ready-made corporation in the state of Florida. Registration of companies (including offshore companies), trusts, partnerships in different parts of the world is one of the main directions of our activity.

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General information
State polityConstutional federal state
Place in the world in corruption24
Literacy rate99.00%
National currencyUS Dollar
USD exchange rate1.00
GDP per capita12
Official languageEnglish
Credit ratingAA+
The judiciaryFlorida Supreme Court, 57 district courts of Florida
Executive authorityGovernor, Lieutenant Governor
Legislative authoritiesLegislature of Florida State: Senate (40 seats) and House of Reprensentatives (120 seats)
Corporate information
Opportunity to purchase ready-made companiesНет
Legal systemОбщее право
The use of the Cyrillic alphabet in the nameНет
Local registered officeДа
Organizational and Legal Formslimited liability company, limited partnership, "C" Corporation, "S" Corporation, partnership, limited partnership, sole proprietorship, joint venture, branch
Local registered agentДа
Shares and share capital
Information about the beneficiary is disclosedNot disclosed
Bearer sharesНет
Possibility to issue shares without par valueНет
Basic corporate tax rate0.00%
Capital gains taxНет
Currency controlНет
The tax on personal incomeSales tax - 4%
Corporate tax rates detailsFederal TAX: Single Filers Tax Rate: $0 – $9,5251 - 0%, 9,526 – $38,700 – 12%, 38,701 – $82,500 – 22%, 82,501 – $157,500 – 24%, 157,501 – $200,000 – 32%, 200,001 – $500,000 – 35%, 500,001+37%.
Stamp dutyНет
Director and Secretary
Minimum number of directors1
The requirement for residency directorsНет
Director of legal entities are allowedНет
The data reveals to the local agentДа
Data field to the public registryДа
The requirement for the presence of the SecretaryНет
Requirement to the residense of the SecretaryНет
Requirements to qualification of the SecretaryНет
Legal entity as the SecretaryНет
Shareholder and beneficiary
Minimum number of shareholders1
Data is entered in the public registerНет
Shareholders residency requirementНет
Information about the beneficiary is disclosedНет
Information may be disclosed to the local agentДа
Shareholders-legal entities are acceptableДа
The requirement for filing reportsДа
Open access to reportsНет
Statutory auditНет
The requirement for filing Annual ReturnДа
Open access to the Annual ReturnНет
The requirement for reportsДа
Treaty on avoidance of double taxation (States which signed)68
Membership in the OECDДа
Is it offshore according to Russian legislationНет
Trademark Registration