Incorporate in Delaware (USA)
Delaware is one of the world’s most popular jurisdictions to incorporate a company. Nearly half of US publicly traded companies and more than 65 percent of all Fortune 500 companies are incorporated in Delaware. Including giants such as Apple, Coca-Cola, Google, and Wal-Mart.
Delaware stands out for its separate Court of Chancery, the oldest business court in the US, specialized corporate law cases. The Court of Chancery use judges instead of juries and are usually expertized in complex corporate law matters.
Delaware Court maintains the most advanced and up-to-date case law, that allows for predictability and therefore decreasing liability and litigation among Delaware companies.
These predictable laws allow corporations to make better assessments of the probable outcomes of litigation or the advisability of settling a case.
The legal and liability protection of established corporate laws in Delaware makes the jurisdiction one of the most reputable business-friendly states.
The State of Delaware has also an attractive tax regime. Delaware corporations doing business exclusively outside of the State are exempt from State tax. Furthermore, there is no inheritance tax on stock held by non-Delaware residents, no state sales tax on intangible personal property and share of stock owned by non-residents are not subject to Delaware taxes.
Companies incorporated in Delaware are confidential. Details of shareholders, directors, and officers are not disclosed in the company formation documents and are not available to the public.
Delaware corporations are flexible structures, the same person may be the sole shareholder, the director, and the officer.
In addition, it has one of the quickest company registration procedures and lowest costs of incorporations in all United States.
Delaware is an excellent jurisdiction for startups and companies seeking financing. Venture capitalists, angel investors, investments banks and other investors prefer Delaware corporations above all other states and corporate structures.
Delaware Company (LLC/Corporation) Formation – USD 600.00 (All Included)
- Preparing and Filing the Certificate of Formation/Incorporation with the Delaware Divison of Corporations
- Providing the filed Certificate of Formation/Incorporation, and the Authorized Person Statement resolving the appointment of First Manager/Director and Resignation of Rights
- Delaware Divison of Corporations Registration Fees
- Providing Registered Office Service, including Service Address
- Providing Registered Agent Service
- Drafting Operating Agreement, including unlimited reviews, Resolutions of Members, Register of Officers, Register of Members, and producing Membership Certificates (LLC) / Drafting Company Bylaws, including unlimited reviews, preparing First Board Resolutions, and producing Registers and Shares Certificates (Corporation)
- Assistance with obtaining an Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Time to form the company
After receiving the proposed company details from the client, the certificate of formation/incorporation is prepared and filed with the Secretary of State. It generally takes 2-3 days for the Secretary of State to release the stamped certificate of formation/incorporation. The post-incorporation documents are prepared in the same day. If the company is filed via the expedited procedure (additional USD 150 government fee), the stamped certificate is issued in the same day of filing.
*UPDATE – The Secretary of State is experiencing substantial delays in releasing the stamped certificate of incorporation/formation, and we strongly recommend filing the company via the expedited procedure.
US Bank Account Opening Services – USD 1,400.00 (Optional)
Delaware Company Annual Fees – USD 650.00 (payable every February for Corporations, and every May for LLCs)
- Filing the Annual Return
- Delaware Franchise Tax
- Providing Registered Office Service, including Service Address, for one year
- Providing Registered Agent Service for one year
Additional Services (Optional)
- Obtaining ITIN for LLC/Corporation Members
- Sales Tax Registration and Obtaining Resale Certificates
- Preparing and Filing Federal Tax Returns and Form 5472
- Accounting Services
Please, contact us for further information.