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Colorado Corporation - Details
Corporate name must end in one of the following: "Corporation", "Incorporated", "Company," or "Limited," or the abbreviation "Corp.," "Inc.," "Co.," or "Ltd.,". A corporate name must be distinguishable from existing corporate names in Colorado.
Registered office address must be located in Colorado. Our incorporation fee includes Colorado registered office address and registered agent in Colorado for the first year.
Principal office address (business address) of the Colorado corporation may be in any country.
A minimum of one shareholder is required. Residents of any country, individuals and legal entities may become shareholders of Colorado corporations.
Directors and Officers
A resident of any country may be appointed as Director. A minimum of one director is required. Corporate directors and officers are not permitted.
Officers must be individuals, who are residents of any country. Positions of president, secretary and treasure are mandatory for each corporation.
One individual may be appointed as director, president, secretary and treasurer.
Corporation is a taxable legal entity. Each corporation is required to file corporate income tax return annually and pay taxes on all income received inside and outside of US.
Federal income tax rates depend from corporate taxable income and vary from 15% to 39% on worldwide net income. Colorado state income tax rate is 4.63% on net income attributable to business in Colorado only.
Corporation is able to take tax deductions on business expenses (auto, office, etc.). Moreover, Corporation can provide tax free benefits for its employees, such as dental, medical and others.
Corporation is required to maintain appropriate accounting records and file annual income tax returns with US Internal Revenue Services.
The Colorado Secretary of State does not maintain information about directors, officers and shareholders. Their names are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation, and in the annual periodic report filed with the Secretary of State.
Incorporators (names and addresses) and the corporation's principal office address are listed in the articles of incorporation.
The following documents must be kept in the corporation's principal office (business office):
There is no audit requirement for Colorado corporations.
Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Meeting is required, and could be held at the corporate principal office or any other place stated in accordance with the bylaws or a resolution of the board of directors. The failure to hold an annual meeting does not affect the validity of any corporate action and does not work a forfeiture or dissolution of the corporation.
Time Required for Incorporation
Your corporate number confirming the incorporation will be available the same or next business day. We will also email you an electronic copy of the Articles of Incorporation.
Legalization of corporate documents with Apostille and preparation of all corporate documents usually takes 2 to 6 business days. All paper documents will be sent you by UPS.