Oklahoma Corporation – Incorporate in Oklahoma – Oklahoma Incorporation
Are you looking to incorporate in Oklahoma?
Are you trying to learn about Oklahoma incorporation or corporation laws?
The following summary can get you started on your path to incorporation.
|Secretary of State Contact Information||Oklahoma Secretary of State
Business Filing Department
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 101
Oklahoma City OK 73105-4897
(405) 521-3771 (fax)
|Secretary of State Address||www.sos.state.ok.us|
|Corporation Filing Fees||The minimum fee for filing Articles of Incorporation is $50. Oklahoma bases its filing fee on the corporation’s authorized capital. Authorized capital is the total authorized shares multiplied by the shares’ par value. The filing fee is $1 per $1,000 of authorized capital.|
|Corporation Name Reservation Information and Fees||Oklahoma incorporators may reserve a corporate name by either submitting an Application for Reservation of Name form to the Oklahoma Secretary of State or by telephone. The filing fee is $10. The name reservation remains effective for 60 days.|
|Periodic Corporation Reporting Requirements||Foreign corporations must file an annual certificate on or before the anniversary date of its qualification in Oklahoma. The Secretary of State mails the forms to the corporation’s last known address.|
|Corporation Tax Forms||www.oktax.state.ok.us/btforms.html|
|Corporate Tax Summary||Oklahoma levies an annual Franchise Tax on all corporations that do business in the state. Corporations are taxed $1.25 for each $1,000 of capital invested or used in Oklahoma. Foreign corporations are additionally assessed $100 per year, payable to the Oklahoma Tax Commission, for the Secretary of State acting as their registered agent. The Franchise Tax return, unless an election is made to file in conjunction with the filing of the Oklahoma income tax, is due July 1. Corporations are also subject to an income tax. The tax rate is 6 percent.|
|“S” Corporation Information||Oklahoma recognizes the S corporation provision. The subchapter S election is automatic and no state specific forms need be filed to make the subchapter S election.|
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