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Indiana Corporation & LLC Filing Requirements

General Info

Agencies

If you have further questions regarding business filings or fees, need additional filing forms, or want to contact your state’s business division, here is the agency’s contact information.

Indiana Secretary of State
Business Services Division
302 W. Washington Street
Room E018
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-6576
FAX: 317-233-3387
http://www.in.gov/sos/business/index.htm

If you have further questions regarding business taxes, need additional tax forms, or want to communicate with your state’s tax division, here is the agency’s contact information.

Indiana Department of Revenue
100 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-4016
http://www.in.gov/dor/index.htm

Indiana State Statutes

To research the State Statutes for Indiana Corporations, click here.
To research the State Statutes for Indiana LLCs, click here.
To research the State Statutes for Indiana Partnerships, click here.

Licensing

Business Licenses
Contact your state or local agencies regarding licensing issues.

Corporation

Annual Filing Requirements

Biennial/Annual Reports

Fee:
Every profit corporation must file a business entity report every two years during the month of incorporation; the fee is $30 for paper filing or $22.44 for online electronic filing (credit card). Non-profits pay a $10 fee to file an annual entity report by paper or $7.14 by online electronic filing (credit card).

Forms:
Biennial Report (E-File) – E-File Business Entity Report
Biennial Report – Business Entity Report Online Paper Filing

Due Date:
The first biennial report must be filed in the second year following the calendar year in which a corporation was incorporated, by the end of the anniversary month of incorporation. From then, a corporation must file a business entity report every two years during the month of incorporation.

Corporation Tax Returns

Tax:
The corporate adjusted gross income tax is 8.5%.

Forms:
Form IT-20 – 2014 Corporate Income Tax Forms (instructions)
Form IT-20S and IN K-1 – 2014 S Corporate Income Tax Forms (instructions)
Forms List – 20104Corporate Income Tax Forms

Any S corporation doing business in Indiana and deriving gross income from sources within Indiana must file an annual return, Form IT-20S, and information returns IN K-1 with the Department disclosing each shareholder’s share of distributed and undistributed income. Attach the first four pages of the U.S. Income Tax Return for an S corporation, Form 1120S and Schedule M-3. Federal Schedules K-1 should not be attached, but must be made available for inspection upon request by the Department.

Due Date:
The annual tax return is due on or before the 15th day of the 4th month following the close of the corporation’s tax year, or April 15th for calendar year filing.

Limited Liability Company

LLC Franchise Tax

Biennial Reports

Fee:
Every company must file a business entity report every two years; the fee is $30 for paper filing or $22.44 for online electronic filing (credit card).

Forms:
Biennial Report (E-File) – E-File Business Entity Report
Biennial Report – Business Entity Report Online Paper Filing

Due Date:
The first biennial report must be filed in the second year following the calendar year in which a company was organized, by the end of the anniversary month of organization.

LLC Tax Returns

Tax:
The adjusted gross income tax is 8.5%.

Forms:
Form IT-65 – 2014 Partnership Return (for LLCs treated as partnerships) (instructions)
Forms List – 2014 Business Income Tax Forms

Due Date:
The annual tax return is due on or before the 15th day of the 4th month following the close of the company’s tax year, or April 15th for calendar year filing.

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