New Hampshire Business Overview

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Starting a Business in New Hampshire

The Basics

With our years of filing experience behind every New Hampshire small business package order, you will know that your filing is being handled with care. We have designed multiple New Hampshire small business entity packages to fit every budget and every need.

Whether you are forming a New Hampshire LLC or creating a New Hampshire corporation, our trained representatives will make certain that your filing is approved as inexpensively and efficiently as possible. We can anticipate problems with your filing to minimize any delay in getting your paperwork approved.  Let us file your New Hampshire business today – order now or contact one of our representatives today.

Doing Business in New Hampshire

Business Maintenance

All New Hampshire Corporations and LLCs Must File: 

  • Articles of Incorporation
    File your Articles of Incorporation or Certificate of Formation with the New Hampshire Secretary of State. It costs $100 to form a New Hampshire corporation or LLC.
  • Annual Report. New Hampshire corporations and LLCs must file their annual report by April 1. The Filing fee for corporations and LLCs is $100.

New Hampshire Business Taxes

Personal Income Tax
New Hampshire does not have an individual income tax. New Hampshire does have business taxes as well as a dividends and interest tax.

Business Profits Tax
All for profit businesses and organizations with at least $50,000 in gross business income have to pay the Business Profits Tax. For taxable periods ending before December 31, 2016, the tax rate is 8.5%. For taxable periods ending on or after December 31, 2016, the tax rate is 8.2%. For taxable periods ending on or after December 31, 2018, the tax rate is 7.9%

Business Enterprise Tax
Certain businesses also have to pay the BET. For taxable periods ending on or after December 31, 2015, enterprises with Gross receipts in excess of $207,000 or an enterprise value tax base greater than $103,000 must file a Business Enterprise Tax return.

The tax rate for taxable periods ending before December 31, 2016 is 0.75%. The tax rate for taxable periods ending on or after December 31, 2016 is 0.72%. The tax rate taxable periods ending on or after December 31, 2018 will be reduced to 0.675%.

New Hampshire Business License

You do not need a state license to do business in New Hampshire. You will need to get any professional or local licenses/permits required for your business activities.