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Starting a Business in Massachusetts
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Doing Business in Massachusetts
All Massachusetts Corporations and LLCs Must File:
- Articles of Incorporation
File your Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization with the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth and pay the filing fee. The cost to form a Massachusetts corporation is $275. The cost for an LLC is $500.
- Beneficial Ownership Information Report
Nearly all businesses formed by filing with the state of Massachusetts must file a federal Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) Report with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) following business formation. You can file online through FinCEN at no cost. Or, take advantage of our professional BOI report filing service for just $9.
- Annual Report
The Massachusetts Annual Report costs $125 for corporations or $500 for LLCs. The annual report for corporations is due 2 and ½ months after the corporation’s fiscal year end. The annual report for LLCs is due on the company’s exact filing anniversary date. Massachusetts corporations and Massachusetts LLCs can file the annual report online.
Massachusetts Secretary of Commonwealth
Secretary of Commonwealth
One Ashburton Place, 17th Floor
Boston MA 02108
Massachusetts Business Taxes
Personal Income Tax
The Massachusetts personal tax rates range from 2% on the first $1000 of taxable income up to 5.75% on income over $250,000.
Corporate Business Tax
The tax rate for Massachusetts corporations is 8.25%.
Massachusetts Business License
Massachusetts does not have a state general business license. However, you will need to apply for the necessary trade licenses or local licenses, permits, etc.