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  • £175.00
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    This LLC formation in Delaware package exclusively for customers, who are requiring register an LLC in the State of Delaware with a prestige legal address in Wilmington & registered agent for one year.
    The following items are included into this USA LLC registration offer:
    • The registered office address in Delaware, & the registered agent in the State of Delaware;
    • The certificate of formation with the an LLC agreement;
    • The LLC's membership' certificates & meeting of the board of members.
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    This LLC registration in Delaware package especially for customers, who are requiring registering an LLC with the registered agent & registered address in Delaware with the UK based nominee member.
    This Delaware LLC incorporation offer includes everything in the first option, together with the advantages of:
    • The provision of the UK nominee member; the signed power of attorney;
    • The signed, undated resignation letter from nominee member;
    • The agreement for the provision of the nominee service.
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    This LLC incorporation in Delaware package is for customers, who are requiring registering an LLC with the registered agent & registered address in Delaware with the offshore nominee member.
    This Delaware limited liability company start-up offer includes everything in the first option, together with the advantages of:
    • The provision of the offshore nominee member; the signed power of attorney;
    • The signed, undated resignation letter from nominee member;
    • The agreement for the provision of the nominee service.
  • £585.00
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    This is our most comprehensive LLC establishment in Delaware package with all LLC company registration documents verified by a notary public & certified by the Apostille stamp.
    This LLC setting-up in Delaware offer includes everything in the second LLC formation option, plus:
    • The certification of all LLC company documents including the power of attorney by a notary public & the final verification of LLC documents by the Apostille;
    • Business account is available upon request; additional services are also available.
LLC registration in Delaware: the quality of Delaware LLC registration services and customers satisfaction is even more important than simple sales! Excellent tailored limited liability company registration packages and legal supporting products, by skilful people, for great businesses: no pie in the sky prices, no short term promotional deals, no hidden LLC registration restrictions, no hidden limited liability company incorporation charges, no money back offers, no hassle & no gimmicks! Everything you need to register an LLC in the USA is just a few minutes away!

Online LLC company formation in America: while we have tried to include the majority of customer new LLC establishment requirements identified by our many years of managing the LLC registration needs of both UK and non-UK residents, there may be American LLC company creation advantages that you need in addition to these. Often these are tax obligation issues, additional corporate or ownership documents required in your home country.

Sameday LLC incorporation in U.S.A: at Coddan we are happy to discuss any specific LLC registrations issues, no matter how complex they are, and our considerable experience of dealing with limited liability company formation & new business registration across the USA allow us to give the accurate new limited liability company registration recommendation & post-incorporation advice in the majority of Delaware LLC incorporation cases. You can setting up an LLC company with us in a few minutes, we can help with registering a limited liability company for £175.00 **, and you will get the LLCs registration number and be the owner of an LLC on the same day. Government LLC registrations charges are included into the price of setting up a limited liability company incorporation options, you will ne be charged extra fee to establish an LLC online.

** For the exclusively tailored limited liability company with business bank account, registered office address service in Delaware, nominee members and etc., please contact us to confer your Delaware LLC incorporation needs & obtain the estimate of the LLC establishment costs. The procedure for incorporation of a limited liability comapny is similar to registration of a corporation in Delaware, you need to have only one person (natural or corporate body) to register an LLC in Delaware. The process of setting up and running a limited liability company takes only a few hours, all you need to do is filing an application to form an LLC, and we will send you the whole set of your LLC incorporation documents. If you are unsure about any aspect of forming an LLC, register a company in USA, or need to know more about steps and procedure for formation of an LLC in United States of America, please contact us by phone or e-mail.

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Same Day Company Registration in the United States: Starting an LLC in Delaware
Online LLC Incorporation Usually Completed Within 4-6 Hours

Delaware LLC Registration Sameday LLC formation: a limited liability company, or an LLC, is an alternative way to structure your business and has many advantages over a limited company or traditional partnership if used correctly. Therefore, if you are thinking of Delaware LLC registration, get in touch with Coddan CPM for help and advice and ask about our new LLC formation packages in Delaware that saves you money. A limited liability company registration is not complex to setting up than a corporation, and there are additional costs involved, so it might not be the most effective structure for everyone. However, if you are thinking of American LLC start up and get help, then get in touch with Coddan CPM for expert LLC incorporation advice. If you need an assistance with LLC registrations in Delaware, you can also speak to our business advisors between 9.30am-6.00pm Monday to Friday by telephoning + (0) 207.935.5171 or + (0) 330.808.0089 (national rates).

Limited Company Formation in USA Online With Companies Formation Approved Registered Agent



Limited Company Formation in USA OnlineCompany formation in USA: the Untied States of America is the world's third largest country, both by area and by population, and is hugely influential culturally and economically. As a civil law jurisdiction, many of the entity types available in the United States of America differ considerably from those of common law jurisdictions such as the United Kingdom. The three main types of entity available in the United States are corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships. These entity types are attractive to both residents of the United States of America wishing to conduct business locally and nationally, and to international investors seeking to develop a business presence in the United States of America, or to use the jurisdiction as part of an international offshore strategy. For residents conducting business locally, it is generally advisable to form a entity in their own state, for national or international businesses or investors, unless there is a compelling reason to do otherwise, the states of Delaware and Nevada should be strongly considered as these states offer certain advantages. Coddan offers formation services for corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships in all of the major states. We also offer a comprehensive range of related and post-formation services designed to support the efficient running of your business.Registering a business in the State of Delaware is slightly different to the rest of United States due to differences in legislation. However, Coddan can use our companies formation in USA expertise to guide you through the process and ensure a satisfactory outcome. The first thing to know about how to register an LLC company in Delaware is that the registered office address must be there. Coddan can arrange a registered office in Wilmington as well as company registered agent services.Registering a company in Delaware does take faster than elsewhere in United States. While it can be done in a matter of hours in Delaware, in California the process takes between seven and ten working days if you will start a company formation by yourself. However, with Coddan company formation agent, it is possible to incorporate a company in Delaware online at companies registrar in the State of Delaware.Delaware company law permits one or more persons to form an LLC company or a corporation by subscribing to its articles of formation. An LLP in Delaware or a limited partnership must have at least two members. If you setting up a limited liability company in Delaware online, the incorporation documents does not need to be signed by each subscriber, all incorporation documents need to be signed by tge registered agent.Other aspects to bear in mind in relation to Delaware LLC legislation is that the members can be individuals or a company; and only one member is required to form a limited liability company in the State of Delaware. Company members do not have to be based in America and can be any nationality, and it is the same for shareholders of American corporations. Coddan's services extend to providing a nominee members for a limited liability companies, or a nominee director for a corporation, and we have long years of experience in this area with hundreds of incorporated companies in USA.

Same Day USA Company Registration


The formation of an LLC companies can take 3-4 weeks if the applications and payment are received before 13:00pm London-time and Secretary of State permitting. The Secretary of State then aim to respond to electronically filed documents within 3-4 weeks. Please note that, if you do not wish to wait four weeks to complete the registration of an LLC, you can apply for the same day LLC incorporation. Call us to discuss your needs and see how we can help.


Our fees for an LLC registration in Delaware are competitively priced, and start at only £175.00, and you can be assured of top-level service right the way through the process. Our fees cover everything you need to register a new company in Delaware and start trading, from checking the availability of business names to providing the necessary paperwork after the firm is registered.

Company Registration in USA Online: Why to Register a Company in the United States of America



Why to Register a Company in the United States of AmericaFor anyone doing business in the United States of America, the formation of a legal business entity provides many advantages which far out-way the costs involved. Although each entity type has advantages of its own and its suitability is contingent upon specific business activities and objectives, the formation of a corporation, incorporation of a limited liability company, or establishment of a limited partnership - all provide protection of the owners' personal property by limiting the personal liability of the owners, members, or shareholders. Those individuals who operate a business outside of a legally defined business structure, without limited liability, expose all of their own personal property to law suits against the business, and to creditors of the business if the business does not remain solvent. The other main advantages of operating a business as a limited liability entity include: significant tax advantages and deductible employee benefits, the anonymity available to beneficial owners, members, and shareholders, better access to capital funding, the enduring nature of a corporate structure, simple and efficient transfer of ownership, and all of the advantages associated with the credibility and prestige associated with a corporate face for business activities. For non-residents of the United States of America, this jurisdiction, although not commonly considered an offshore jurisdiction, can be used as such, and can provide a vital link in an international business structure. The fact that the United States, rather than being seen as a tax haven or jurisdiction of disrepute, is highly regarded as a business centre means that business entities formed there are free of any suspicion of disreputable objectives. If properly structured and located, entities designed for use in an offshore tax minimalisation strategy can be free of corporate tax within the jurisdiction. For international companies wishing to grow, the United States of America offers a market of some 300 million consumers, a wealth of established business infrastructure and raw materials, a range of double tax treaties, and relatively low taxation. At Coddan CPM, we offer a comprehensive company registration service across the United States. As well as delivering a legally incorporated company, our legal formation agents provide post-formation support and advice on a range of issues, including marketing, insurance and various legal issues. Our experience in formation of companies in Delaware, New York, California, registration of limited liability partnership in Delaware and Florida, and in-depth knowledge of the legal framework that governs American company registration can give you the peace of mind in knowing that your registration is legally compliant.

American Company Formation & Directors' Nationality


There is no requirement for the officers of your company to be USA citizens or residents, nor for them to hold valid work permits. Owning, or being an officer of an American company does not, however, grant you any right to live or work in the USA if you are a foreign national. To register a company in the USA you must have a valid registered office address, and the registered agent in the United States. Call us to discuss your needs and see how we can help.

Starting a Company Formation in USA: Types of Entity Available fo Incorporation in the United States of America



Choosing the appropriate structure for your business is extremely important. Each option has its own advantages, and its suitability depends on your personal or business objectives. Registration of legal entities in the United States of America is conducted at the state level; although each state has its own regulations governing statutory requirements and company formation procedures, in effect, these regulations vary very little between states. There are three main entities types available for incorporation in the United States of America: -

Coddan offers four different incorporation package options for the formation of the most popular and suitable entity types in most of the states within the United States of America. Information regarding a particular state and the LLC formation options available for that state can be found by clicking on the state name in the list to the left.

Open a Business Bank Account


Coddan provides bank introduction service for customers who require a corporate banking account for the USA registered company. We can help to open a bank account with banks in the UK for the UK based customers. We can also assist our international customers to open a banking account for behalf of the USA incorporated companies in EU. Call us to discuss your needs and see how we can help.
The plethora of international and state laws makes choosing a business strategy an extremely complex decision. If you are unsure of the best course of action for your business, Coddan can advise you on the best location and type of entity, and can tailor a solution to your needs. If you wish to retain Coddan in a professional capacity, you can apply for an initial consultation appointment.

Starting a Company in USA: Form a Limited Liability Company



Form a Limited Liability CompanyA limited liability company is a legal entity form offered in the United States, and some offshore jurisdictions, which limits the liability of its owners and members. This form of business entity is roughly equivalent to a hybrid between a United Kingdom limited company and a partnership, though it operates under civil law and differs in many respects. A limited liability company does not issue stocks to raise funds. Instead, its members are its investors and are issued interest certificates which reflect the amount of their investment in the company. The members run and own the company, the amount of income that they will earn, and the extent of their powers are contingent upon the percentage of their ownership.A limited liability company is similar to the other main type of business entity in the United States of America, the corporation, in that they both enjoy limited liability, but is often a more attractive option, especially for smaller businesses with a small number of owners as it is a more flexible form of ownership. Unlike a corporation, a limited liability company with one member is treated as a sole proprietorship; a limited liability company with multiple members is typically treated as a partnership for tax purposes, thereby avoiding double taxation. A limited liability company is, in fact, the most tax advantageous type of company for non-residents of the United States.The main advantages of a limited liability company are as follows: -

  • There is no possibility of the loss of power to a board of directors
  • The record keeping requirements and administrative burden is less than for other types of entity available
  • The members enjoy limited liability
  • Profits are not taxed directly, rather they can be distributed to members who are then taxed at the personal income rate
  • It is possible to elect the way that the limited liability company will be taxed: as a sole proprietor, a partnership, an S-corporation, or as a corporation; this provides flexibility for tax planning
  • Membership interest can be assigned, and the economic benefits of those interests can be separated and assigned
There are, however, certain disadvantages to a limited liability company: -

  • It may be more difficult to raise capital from investors who prefer to invest in corporations
  • This form, its governance and structure, are generally less well-know and understood
  • The principals of a limited liability may use a variety of professional titles, which can make it difficult to determine who has legitimate authority to enter contracts on the behalf of the company
Coddan LLC formation agent is vastly experienced in all aspects of limited liability company formation in Delaware, Florida, New York, Nevada, etc., and are often able to complete the LLC incorporation process on your behalf in a day. Our Delaware business set-up packages are extremely cost-effective and designed to be uncomplicated and flexible, with no hidden charges. Custom made LLC registration packages are also available if preferred. Online incorporation form is quick and easy to complete, and with the registered agent and registered office in Wilmington, Coddan provides a registered addresses for companies incorporation purposes as your agent.Our customers can take advantage of Coddan's small business expertise by setting up a limited liability company with the first option LLC formation package for as little as £175.00. Registering with the Secratary of State and incorporation with your own nominated LLC members couldn't be easier: all you need is the capital to issue a minimum of US$1,000. The necessary paperwork, which includes your certificate of formation, LLC operating agreement, and minutes of first meeting of members, membership certificates and the limited liability company registration will be completed by Coddan, allowing you to concentrate on trading straight away.Coddan are able to offer a range of extra benefits, including the use of a prestigious registered address for your Delaware LLC company rather than the home address of one of the members (if any in America). This is a popular option for Delaware small businesses operating from a home address. Other benefits include setting up a business account with a EU bank, together with a domain name for your business for online trading purposes.Purchasing a ready-made LLC in Delaware or off the shelf LLC company through Coddan is also an option, and has the benefit of an existing registration number if you need to have an American limited liability company with at least a year of trading operations to obtain a lease or similar. Coddan have a range of Delaware aged companies for sale, ready for immediate trading, and already have nominee members, nominee operating manager and the legal registered address in the State of Delaware.

USA Company Incorporation With a Trademark


We can help you to establish or incorporate a corporation or register a limited liability company in United States of America (in Delaware, Oregon, Arkansas, Florida, New York, Nevada, etc.) and as soon as your company will be incorporated; we can assist you with the USA trademark registration with USPTO trademark office. We can also assistance with the annual maintenance of your company - provide a registered agent in the State of incorporation & pay the franchise tax. Call us to discuss your needs.

Establish a Partnership in USA: Setting Up a Partnership in United States



Setting Up a Partnership in United StatesIn addition to the general partnership which is not discussed here as it does not offer personal asset protection, there are two types of limited partnership available in the United States: limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships. Limited Partnerships
A limited partnership operates in much the same way as a general partnership. The main difference is that, in addition to general partners, a limited partnership has limited partners.
A limited partnership formed overcomes two perennial problems associated with traditional partnerships whose liability is not limited: mutual agency of a partnership leading to joint and severable liability between the partners, and, unlimited liability of individual partners exposing their own wealth and personal assets to the same risks borne by the partnership's assets. A limited partnership in Arkansas is a separate legal entity able to conduct business and, as with a corporation with limited liability, shield the extent of any personal liability limited partners may have to third parties or inter se. In order to register a limited partnership, there must generally be, at minimum, two different individual or corporate partners, and there must be at least one general partner and one limited partner. A person may simultaneously act as both a general, and a limited, partner. The partnership must be registered with the Secretary of State; when registering, the partnership must provide the names of the general partners. Each of the partners is separately assessed for tax on their partnership income and gains; the partnership, as such, is not subject to any corporate income tax. Limited Liability Partnerships
The only difference between a limited partnership, as described above, and a limited liability partnership is that for the former, a limited partner is not permitted to become involved in the management of the partnership; if they do so, they will be legally deemed to be fully liable. This is not the case in a limited liability partnership.
Coddan consultants are culturally and professionally competent & possess years of experience within the business administration and formation of American limited partnerships and LLPs and other business entities & organisations. We are continually enhancing our own incorporation products, Delaware LP and LLP post-formation services to better serve our clients. We offer services in all areas of start-up a partnership in Delaware; our solutions are totally coordinated and aligned with all pieces involved in the limited liability partnership start-up and administration. This means refining and expanding the range of strategic communications capabilities, areas of expertise, proven methodologies and innovative tools, LP and LLP formation packages we offer.With Coddan, it is now possible to form a limited liability partnership, file annual returns, file appointments and resignations of partners without any paper and all within a day! Coddan eliminates the need for paper, signatures, and all the usual administration and time that in the past made forming a limited liability partnership or filing an annual return a hassle.We also advise for different types of corporate and business structures including limited liability partnerships (LLP's) in Delaware, which are the fastest growing type of legal entities being incorporated in State of Delaware. At Coddan, we do not just tell you the legal requirements how to be registered as an LLP in USA: we provide complex solutions. We offer free of charge and with no obligation consultations over the phone or by e-mail. This free introduction will not include specific financial planning advice or a statement of advice, but it will help you decide whether the services we offer are right for your needs. Please note, this free consultation does not include tax and accounting services. We provide services on a nationwide basis and we are happy to advise clients by post, phone, fax, and e-mail.

Appointment of Nominee Members


We do not offer appointment of nominee members as a separate option to an LLC formation in USA. If you are a non-USA resident, you can appoint nominee members by selecting our second option of LLC registration in United States of America. If you are not resident of the USA, our options for the UK and international customers include the appointment of the nominee members, please read and select the relevant LLC registration package in Delaware.

Why Do Corporations Form in Delaware: How to Form a Corporation in America



How to Form a Corporation in AmericaA corporation is a more complex form of business entity. The corporation is a legal entity and exists apart from its owners or shareholders. As a separate entity, the corporation has its own rights, privileges, and liabilities as distinct from the shareholders, officers and board of directors. A corporation can buy and sell property, enter into contracts, and sue and be sued. Elected officers and its board of directors manage the corporation.The ownership of a corporation is delimited by shares, both individuals and other legal entities can hold shares in a corporation. A shareholder's share of the profit and the extent of ownership and power within the corporation correlates to the percentage of the total amount of shares that a shareholder holds. Shareholders are sometimes referred to as members, though this denotation with respect to a corporation should not be confused with the role of members in other legal business structures, for example, a limited liability company or a non-stock corporation. Shareholders of a corporation generally have voting rights through which they are able to control the direction of the corporation to a greater or lesser degree depending upon the amount of shares that they hold. When no shareholders exist, a corporation may operate as a non-stock corporation. Instead of having stockholders, the corporation has members who have the right to vote on its operations. If a non-stock corporation is not operated for profit, it is called a non-profit corporation. In either category, the corporation comprises of a collection of individuals with a distinct legal status and with special privileges not provided to ordinary unincorporated businesses, to voluntary associations, or to groups of individuals. A corporation is typically governed by a board of directors on behalf of the members or shareholders. The directors are elected by the corporate members of a corporation and have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of the corporation. Corporate officers, such as the CEO, president, treasurer, and other titled officers, are usually chosen by the board of directors to manage the affairs of the corporation.In certain cases, a corporation may be party controlled by creditors, such as banks. In return for lending money to the corporation, creditors can demand a controlling interest analogous to that of a shareholder, including one or more seats on the board of directors. Creditors are not said to own the corporation as shareholders do, but can outweigh the shareholders in practice, especially if the corporation is experiencing financial difficulties and cannot survive without credit. Members of a corporation are said to have a residual interest: should the corporation end its existence, the members are the last to receive a share of its assets; creditors and others with interests in the corporation are the first to receive compensation from the corporation. This can make investment in a corporation risky for an individual shareholder; however, shareholders only risk the sum invested in the shares that are held, and do not have any further personal liability to the debts of the corporation. In the event of the dissolution of a non-profit corporation, members do enjoy residual benefits. Unless they qualify to be taxed under sub-chapter S of the internal revenue code, taxes are paid by a corporation on its profits; the profits are distributed to its owners via dividends on the shares that they hold, and are also subject to both state and federal taxation. The main advantages of a corporation are as follows: -

  • Except where shareholders are professionals who are always responsible for their own negligence, the liability of corporate shareholders is limited to the amount of their investment.
  • A corporation has advantages in raising capital because of greater access to investors.
  • Ownership is transferable and inheritable
Corporations are, however: -

  • Difficult and expensive to establish, maintain, and dismantle
  • Subject to stricter legal rules than for other business structures
  • Limited with respect to their powers by their Articles of Incorporation and By-laws, and a vote of the shareholders may be required for various decisions
  • Required, as a separate legal entity, to maintain its own set of accounting records and file its own income tax returns
The benefits of a corporation registration in United States are that not only does this business structure offer numerous tax advantages, but it also provides additional business benefits such as giving shareholders the liability protection. At Coddan CPM, our team of incorporation experts has vast experience of American corporation start up. As a result, we can help you register a corporation in Delaware in less than 24 hours. The expertise the team has is what is required to incorporate your corporation in USA, while ensuring you receive a service that will benefit of your clients and your business in the longer term.

Incorporate an LLC With Coddan Incorporation Agent!


Incorporating LLC's can be time consuming and overwhelming at best of times, our experience and expertise in this filed makes us your perfect choice, our facilities enables our customers to complete applications online through our website, or through our offline application order forms (sent by email upon request), in both cases Coddan is at hand to assist you through the process, making sure the choices you make are compatible with your needs, say goodbye to uncertainty, and hello to Coddan.
Just two one physical person is required to establish a corporation in United States. Plus Coddan can help by providing a registered agent and business service address in Delaware's capital if you need to register your corporation in Wilmington. American corporations are suitable for a wide variety of businesses, you can check how you can use an LLC in your particular situation.

Inciorporate in America: Federal and State Taxation



Taxation in the United States of America is a complicated subject. There are three main authorities who levy taxes in the United States, these are the state government, the federal government, and local government (townships, districts, counties, et cetera). The nature of local government taxation is highly dependant upon each jurisdiction and cannot, therefore, be discussed here in any detail. The rates and ranges of state taxation vary significantly from state to state, and are an important consideration when deciding on a location for the formation of a business entity. As the total tax liability of a company in the United States is the combination of state and federal tax, there are two obvious ways to decrease the overall tax liability of a company: by reducing the state tax liability, or by reducing the federal tax liability. Certain states, notably Nevada, Washington, and Wyoming, levy no state corporate or individual income tax. Businesses incorporated in these states can, therefore, decrease their overall tax liability by being subject to only federal income tax. Other States, notably Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana, Missouri, and North Dakota, allow some or all of the federal tax liability to be deducted from state taxes.What is important, is to be aware that even if a state does not levy certain taxes this does not mean that an entity will be completely tax free, a company will still be liable for federal taxes. As it is possible to reduce state tax liability, it is also possible to reduce federal tax liability. The main way for an entity to do this is to apply to the federal internal revenue service to be taxed under sub-chapter S of the internal revenue code.

How to Form a Delaware Corporation: Sub-Chapter S of the Internal Revenue Code



Corporations can apply to the Internal Revenue Service to be taxed under sub-chapter S of the internal revenue code. So called S corporations, unlike normal corporations, generally pay no corporate income tax on their profits. The shareholders are instead levied income taxes against their distributive shares. This tax is levied against shareholders whether or not dividends have been paid.This option is only available to corporations who have no non-resident shareholders, and is, therefore, generally not available to corporations design for offshore purposes in the United States of America. Other entity types can also apply to be taxed under sub-chapter S of the Internal revenue code. Requirements which must be met in order to be eligible to be considered a S corporation include: -

  • the types of entity eligible entity are domestic corporations, partnerships, and single-member or multiple member limited liability companies
  • the entity must not have more than one hundred members
  • shareholders must be United State citizens or residents, and must be natural persons: entities with corporate members are excluded
  • the entity must have only one class of stock
  • the profits and losses of the entity must be allocated to shareholders proportionately to each one's interest in the business

Starting a Business in United States: the Advantages of Particular States to Incorporate



Advantages of Particular States to IncorporateWith the exceptions of Delaware and Nevada, all of the states of the United States of America offer a very similar package with respect to taxation and regulation. For residents of the United States of America, unless there is a compelling reason to do otherwise, it is generally advisable to form a corporation or limited liability company in their home state. This method is generally less complicated if you plan to operate a business only in your home state, and the formation costs are generally less for a local incorporation.For businesses conducting business in multiple states it is necessary to register in each state. This is generally not a difficult process, though it does entail the submission of annual reports and the payment of annual fees and franchise taxes in each state that a business is registered. For foreign investors who do not plan to trade locally, preference is usually shown to Delaware and Nevada, as these states offer particular advantages. Other popular state jurisdictions are Arizona, California, Florida, and New York. The states of Nevada, Washington, and Wyoming do not levy any state corporate income taxes. Alabama, Louisiana, and North Dakota allow federal tax to be deducted from state corporate income tax, while Iowa and Missouri allow fifty per cent of federal tax to be deducted from state corporate income tax.

Start a Business in United States: the Advantages to Incorporate in Delaware and Nevada



Depending upon your particular business activities and requirements, it may be advantageous to form a company in either Delaware or Nevada, regardless of whether or not you intend to trade within the state, as these jurisdictions offer certain advantages which are not found in any other state.The specific advantages of Nevada are: -

  • There is no corporate income tax levied in Nevada
  • There are no taxes levied on corporate shares
  • There is no franchise tax levied in Nevada
  • There is no personal income tax levied in Nevada
  • Nevada is not a party to any information sharing agreement with the internal revenue service
  • Annual fees are nominal
  • Reporting and disclosure requirements are minimal
  • Bearer shares are permitted
  • A Nevada corporation may purchase, hold, sell, or transfer it own shares
  • Single member corporations are permitted in Nevada
The specific advantages of Delaware are: -

  • Delaware offers unique legal protection through its Court of Chancery which uses judges who specialise in corporate law resulting in more consistent rulings than would otherwise be obtained with jury courts. Many cases are settled out of court in Delaware by referring to precedence, which eliminates litigation costs.
  • Single member corporations are permitted in Delaware
  • Annual fees are low
  • The general corporation law of Delaware is the most advanced and flexible of the United States of America
  • The state government of Delaware is accessible and business friendly

A Comparison Between the Entity Types Available in the United States of America & Those Available in the United Kingdom



Entity Types Available in the United StatesFor those who are familiar with common law jurisdictions such as the United Kingdom, forming an entity in a civil law jurisdiction such the United States of America can often be confusing. Of the three main types of business entity available in the United States of America, only limited partnerships have an obvious correlation under United Kingdom corporate law. Corporations and limited liability companies differ from their United Kingdom equivalents in many ways.Limited liability companies are much like a hybrid between the United Kingdom's limited company and a partnership. Unlike a United Kingdom limited company, a United States limited liability company cannot issue stocks to raise funds; instead, its members are its investors and are issued interest certificates which reflect the amount of their investment in the company. The liability of the members of a limited liability company is limited to the amount of their investment, this is similar to the way that the liability of shareholders of a limited United Kingdom company is limited to the value of the shares that they hold.American corporations are more obviously like United Kingdom limited companies, both have limited liability and can take different forms depending on the objectives of a business. A closed corporation is equivalent to a private limited company, where shares are not offered to the public. A public corporation is equivalent to a United Kingdom public limited company, where shares are offered to the public. Charitable and non-profit activities conducted under a private company limited by guarantee in the United Kingdom, find their equivalent in the mutual benefit corporation in the United States of America. There are also differences in terminology with respect to constitutional documents. The United Kingdom, like most common law jurisdictions, divides the corporate constitution into two separate documents. These relate to their equivalents in American jurisdictions as follows: -

  • The memorandum of association, known as the articles of incorporation of a corporation, or the articles of organisation of a limited liability company, regulates the company's activities with the outside world, such as the company's objects and powers and specifies the authorised share capital of the company
  • The articles of association, known as the By-laws of a corporation, or the membership operating agreement of a limited liability company in the United States of America, regulates the company's internal affairs and management, such as procedures for board meetings, and dividend entitlements

Setting Up a Company in America: Related and Post-Formation services



Companies require ongoing maintenance and must meet certain local reporting and statutory requirements, these vary from state to state and can be relatively more or less rigorous depending on the jurisdiction that you choice. There are additional difficulties for those who do not have a relationship or agent in the state in which they wish to form an entity, or are uninitiated to the practicalities of civil law jurisdictions.In addition to providing online formations, Coddan offers a host of services designed to support your business and to help you meet the statutory requirements. This comprehensive range of services includes: -

  • A nominee director service
  • A nominee secretary service
  • A nominee shareholder service
  • A nominee member service
  • Commercial and investment banking introductions
  • A registered office address service
  • A registered agent service
  • Management services
  • Registration of shipping vessels
  • Administrative services
  • Accounting and bookkeeping services
  • Notary and Apostille services
You can order most of these services at the same time as you order your company formation. If you require any other services or assistance, contact us via email info@ukincorp.co.ukCoddan holds a stock of ready-made companies in the United States of America. Ready-made companies are useful in a variety of situations; where, for example, you do not have time to wait for the formation of a company in the United States of America, or where you need an aged company in order to bid on contracts or to create the impression of business longevity. You can purchase a ready-made company and have its ownership transferred to you within hours.Click here to see our list of ready-made companies, or here to learn more about ready-made companies in general.

USA Company Formation: Benefits of Coddan Setting Up a Limited Company For You in America



Setting Up a Limited Company For You in AmericaBenefits of setting up a company in America with us: if you're about to start a business or establish a company in United States and are looking at ways of doing it, consider the expert companies incorporation services in Delaware that Coddan provides to get you swiftly up and running with the minimum of hassle and lowest of fees. Getting the right advice right from the start will ensure your cherished new enterprise gets a solid foundation on which to grow. Our team of professional business consultants are available to discuss your business plans with you and advise on which type of American company structure is most suited to your needs.We have several company formation in Delaware packages to choose from when starting a limited company in United States, and the fees begin as low as only £175.00. Coddan are vastly experienced in all aspects of limited company formation in United States, and are often able to complete the incorporation process on your behalf in a day. Our American business set-up packages are extremely cost-effective and designed to be uncomplicated and flexible, with no hidden charges. Custom business incorporation packages are also available if preferred. Online documentation is quick and easy to complete, and with offices in Delaware, Coddan can provide a registered address for companies incorporation purposes as your agent.Non-US residents can take advantage of Coddan's small business expertise by setting up a company with the first option LLC formation package for as little as £175.00. Registering with the Secretary of State and incorporation with your own nominated members couldn't be easier: all you need is the capital to issue a minimum of 1,000 units of US$1.00, of which at least one must be issued. The necessary paperwork, which includes your incorporation certificate, LLC operating agreement, and minutes of first meeting of members, share certificates and the limited company registration will be completed by Coddan, allowing you to concentrate on trading straight away.Coddan are able to offer a range of extra benefits, including the use of a prestigious registered address for your American company rather than the home address of one of the directors. This is a popular option for USA small businesses operating from a home address. Other benefits include setting up a business account with an EU bank, together with a domain name for your business for online trading purposes.Purchasing a ready-made company in Delaware or shelved company through Coddan is also an option, and has the benefit of an existing registration number if you need to have a limited company with at least a year of trading operations to obtain a lease or similar. Coddan have a range of American aged companies for sale, ready for immediate trading, and already have nominee directors, nominee shareholders and legal registered addresses.

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