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Starting a Business in Missouri

The Basics

Forming a new small business in Missouri can be a frustrating process, but we can help.We have been filing Missouri LLCs and forming new Missouri corporations for years, and our experience can give you time to worry about the new business and not your paperwork.

Let us do all the work of setting up your business the right way, quickly and affordably. We’ll also include website, email, and phone service at no additional upfront cost so you can get on the web and start fielding client calls in minutes. Our easy-to-use secure online ordering system will be completed in minutes and we have a friendly staff to assist you with any questions.

Doing Business in Missouri

Business Maintenance

All Missouri Corporations and LLCs Must File: 

  • Articles of Incorporation
    File your Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization with the Missouri Secretary of State and pay the filing fee online. The cost to form a Missouri corporation is based on the amount of authorized capital. The minimum incorporation fee is $81, including initial report. It costs $105 to file a LLC by paper or $52 to file an LLC online.
  • Beneficial Ownership Information Report
    Nearly all businesses formed by filing with the state of Missouri 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 $25.
  • Annual Report
    The Missouri Annual Report costs $45 by paper or $20 online for corporations. Missouri corporations must file the report by the anniversary of your incorporation date each year. Missouri LLCs have no annual reporting requirement.

Missouri Business Taxes

Personal Income Tax

If your taxable income is:

$0 to $99 then your tax is $0
Between $100 and $1,000, then your tax is 1½% of the Missouri taxable income
Between $1,000 and $2,000, then your tax is $15 plus 2% of excess over $1,000
Between $2,000 and $3,000, then your tax is $35 plus 2½% of excess over $2,000
Between $3,000 and $4,000, then your tax is $60 plus 3% of excess over $3,000
Between $4,000 and $5,000, then your tax is $90 plus 3½% of excess over $4,000
Between $5,000,and $6,000, then your tax is $125 plus 4% of excess over $5,000
Between $6,000 and $7,000,then your tax is $165 plus 4½% of excess over $6,000
Between $7,000 and $8,000, then your tax is $210 plus 5% of excess over $7,000
Between $8,000 and $9,000 then your tax is $260 plus 5½% of excess over $8,000
Over $9,000 then your tax is $315 plus 6% of excess over $9,000

Corporation Income Tax
The Missouri corporate income tax rate is 6.25%.

Missouri Business License

Missouri does not have a general state business license. Always make sure your Missouri business has any occupational and/or local licenses.


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