Oct 6 2017

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Annual Report And Tax Information


The Delaware Secretary of State’s Office and the Delaware Division of Corporations recently learned of a deceptive solicitation that has been mailed to numerous Delaware corporations from a company named Corporate Records Service. These solicitations urge corporations to file information and send payment in the amount of $125.00 by a certain date in order to complete corporate meeting minutes on behalf of the corporation. More info here .

Corporate Annual Report and Franchise Tax Payments

All corporations incorporated in the State of Delaware are required to file an Annual Report and to pay a franchise tax. Exempt domestic corporations do not pay a tax but must file an Annual Report. The Annual Report filing fee for all other domestic corporations is $50.00 plus taxes due upon filing of the Annual Report. Taxes and Annual Reports are to be received no later than March 1st of each year. The minimum tax is $75.00 ($175.00 to be made effective July 1, 2014, beginning tax year 2014 ). for corporations using the Authorized Shares method and a minimum tax of $350.00 for corporations using the Assumed Par Value Capital Method. All corporations using either method will have a maximum tax of $200,000.00, unless it has been identified as a Large Corporate Filer then their tax will be $250,000.00. This new increase will have a retroactive effective date of January 1, 2017 and will be collected on the 4th quarter payment. Taxpayers owing $5,000.00 or more pay estimated taxes in quarterly installments with 40% due June 1, 20% due by September 1, 20% due by December 1, and the remainder due March 1. The penalty for not filing a completed Annual Report on or before March 1st is $125.00 Interest at 1.5% per month is applied to any unpaid tax balance.

Notification of Annual Report and Franchise Taxes due are sent to all Delaware Registered Agents in December of each year. Delaware has mandated electronic filing of domestic corporations Annual Reports.

File your Annual Report Online!
If you would like to file your Annual Report taxes online CLICK HERE .

Foreign Corporations are required to file an Annual Report on or before June 30th. The fee for filing the Annual Report is $125.00. Foreign corporations are assessed a penalty of $125 if the Annual Report is not filed.

Although Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and General Partnerships formed in the State of Delaware do not file an Annual Report, they are required to pay an annual tax of $250.00 ($300.00 to be made effective July 1, 2014, beginning tax year 2014 ). Taxes for these entities are due on or before June 1st of each year. Penalty for non-payment or late payment is $200.00. Interest accrues on the tax and penalty at the rate of 1.5% per month.

Pay your Tax Online
If you would like to pay your taxes online CLICK HERE .

Electronic Payment (ACH Debit)
This method must be used for all transactions over $5,000.00

Batch Identification Number 2516000279

  • Checking Account
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