Starting a Business in Arizona

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Arizona Business Overview

The Basics

When you decide to register a business in Arizona we can assist by preparing the necessary documents and paying the required fees.  We will do the work to make sure that your name is available, prepare the articles, and pay the required fees to form your company.  Once your filing is submitted to the Division of Corporations, we follow up with the state office to ensure that it gets approved and resolve any issues with the submission.  We worry about the filing so that you do not have to.

Doing Business in Arizona

Business Maintenance

All Arizona Corporations and LLCs Must File: 

  • Articles of Incorporation
    Arizona corporations and LLCs are formed by filing the Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization with the Arizona Corporation Commission. It costs $60 to form an Arizona corporation or $50 for an Arizona LLC ($85 with state expediting fees).
  • Annual Report
    Arizona corporations must file annual reports with the AZCC. There is a $40 fee to file the Arizona annual report and it can be done online. The report is due by the corporation’s incorporation anniversary each year. Arizona LLCs do not file annual reports.

Arizona Division of Corporations
14 North 18th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Arizona Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax
Arizona income tax rates range from 2.59% to 4.54%.

Corporation Income Tax
The corporate income tax rate in Arizona is 6%.

Arizona Business License

Arizona does not require a state business license. However, many businesses do need professional or city/county licenses to operate in Arizona.



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