North Dakota Business Registration

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Starting a Business in North Dakota

The Basics

Thousands of customers every year choose Incorporate Fast when forming their North Dakota business entity because of our customer service, affordable pricing and experience. 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.

If you want to create a North Dakota LLC or form a North Dakota corporation, our trained staff will assist you throughout the process. Upon placement of your order, one of our knowledgeable staff reviewers will conduct a preliminary name search – noting potential conflicts within North Dakota, prepare and file your articles of organization with the North Dakota Secretary of State, and see that the filing gets approved with as quickly as possible.

Once your articles of organization have been filed/approved by North Dakota your new legal business entity has been officially created.

Doing Business in North Dakota

Business Maintenance

All North Dakota Corporations and LLCs Must File: 

  • Articles of Incorporation
    North Dakota corporations are formed by filing the Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State. It costs $100 to register a North Dakota corporation or $135 to form a North Dakota LLC.
  • Beneficial Ownership Information Report
    Nearly all businesses formed by filing with the state of North Dakota 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
    North Dakota corporations and LLCs must file their annual report each year. LLCs must file the report and $50 fee by November 15. Corporations must file by August 1 and pay a $25 fee.

North Dakota Secretary of State
Secretary of State
Corporations Division
600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept 108, First Floor
Bismark ND 58505

North Dakota Business Taxes

Personal Income Tax
The North Dakota Individual income tax rates range from 1.10% to 2.90%.

Corporation Tax 

The ND corporate income tax rates are:

$0 – $25,000 1.41% of North Dakota taxable income
$25,000 – $50,000 $352.50 Plus 3.55% of over $25,000
$50,000 – $1,240.00  Plus 4.31% of amount over $50,000


North Dakota Business License

North Dakota does not have a state business license requirement, but you may need other licenses to operate. For example, you may need a contractor’s license plus certain local licenses/permits.


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