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Why register your company with us?
We make incorporating a company as easy as possible, so you can focus on the important things.
We have a full suite of startup services, like banking, bookkeeping and tax planning consultancy, which means Eurofinanzza not only helps you get started, but supports you in your continued success as your one-stop shop.
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We’ve taken the complexity out of forming your business company. Our online form can be completed in less than 10 minutes.
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Based on the information you provide, we prepare all required documents and file them directly to the appropriate entity.
Once your incorporation documents have been approved by the state, you’ll receive your completed company package by email.
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How to incorporate your business company in Florida, USA
Company Formation Services – LLC Registration
The United States LLC is not a partnership or a corporation. It is a distinct business entity that offers an alternative to partnerships and corporations by combining the corporate advantages of limited liability with the partnership advantage of pass-through taxation. US LLCs with non-resident members and which conduct no business in the US and which have no US-source income are not subject to US federal income tax and are not required to file a US income tax return. US LLCs are popular vehicles for conducting international business.
Register your company in Florida – Advantages
Florida remains one of our most popular states for incorporation and LLC formation. With the fourth largest population in the United States, Florida has a thriving business community. Some of the largest US companies, including Publix Super Markets and Tech Data, maintain their headquarters in Florida. This state also services many small businesses, particularly in major industries tourism, agriculture, and mining.
Forming a Limited Liability company in Florida
Forming a limited liability company (LLC) in Florida cultivates the benefits you seek in protecting your personal assets, gaining potential tax advantages and maximizing the credibility the “LLC” abbreviation lends to your business name. But as with any legal business structure, LLCs have their advantages and disadvantages.
The Sunshine State carries potential for small business owners seeking asset protection. A Florida LLC combines the liability protection of a corporation with the tax treatment and ease of administration of a partnership.
Forming an LLC in Florida also offers:
Pass-through taxation: LLCs typically enjoy pass-through taxation where the members (owners) report their share of the LLC’s profit or loss on their individual tax returns. Any tax due is then paid at the individual level. Multi-member LLCs file an informational (partnership) tax return for the LLC, while single-member LLCs report all income or loss on Schedule C. Pass-through taxation sidesteps the double taxation incurred by C corporations when income is taxed at the corporate level and again at the individual level if corporate profits are distributed as dividends to owners (shareholders).
Flexibility: LLCs generally have no restrictions on the number of members allowed, and members have flexibility in structuring management of the company. Florida LLCs can also select varying types of distribution of profits. Unlike a common partnership where the split is 50-50, an LLC has room for much more flexibility.
Fewer formalities: The LLC business entity requires no corporate minutes or resolutions, making it easier to manage. Holding annual meetings of members and documenting major business decisions is still recommended, however.
Limited Liability Company (LLC) – a business type with several advantages
When looking at business types, many business owners choose to form a limited liability company (LLC). Creating an LLC is a good way to “wall off” your personal assets from your company’s liabilities, offering protection for your personal assets in the event of a judgment against your business. For this reason, forming an LLC is a better fit for many owners than a sole proprietorship or a general partnership.
A limited liability company (LLC) also has certain tax advantages. The business itself is not responsible for taxes on its profits. Instead, the LLC’s owners, known as “members,” report their share of business profit and loss on their personal tax returns, similar to tax reporting for a general partnership. This is known as “pass-through” taxation.
The LLC Advantage – in short, there are many benefits of a limited liability company, including:
No residency requirement: Owners need not be US citizens or permanent residents.
Legal protection: Owners have limited liability for business debts and obligations.
Enhanced credibility: Partners, suppliers and lenders may look more favourably on your business when you’ve formed an LLC.
Why is Florida a great state to incorporate in?
The primary benefit to incorporate in Florida is no personal income tax. In some states, corporations are charged a 5,5% tax on federal taxable income over $5,000. If you incorporate in Florida business and choose the “S” status, you will not have to pay the average corporation tax of 5,5%. Florida “S” corporations are not taxable entities. This means they’re not required to file state income tax returns after the first year resulting in saved tax dollars.
Another great benefit is that Florida doesn’t have minimum capital requirements for incorporating your business. Some states require a minimum of $1,000 capital to start your business but Florida does not.
Incorporating in Florida is much simpler than other states because the director and officers can all be the same person. For example, the Director, President, Secretary and Treasurer can be one person. Florida is a “business friendly” state with some of the lowest annual fees and fewest corporate reporting requirements.
Company Formation in Florida – Eurofinanzza Services
Eurofinanzza specializes in Florida Incorporation and LLC services for small and home businesses in the State of Florida. We provide the smartest, most efficient way to incorporate or form a LLC in Florida. Unlike many other incorporation services, which file to obtain your Corporate I.D. number and supply you with a litany of forms to complete, we provide an all-inclusive start-up package.
We make sure that your Florida LLC or corporation is up and running as quickly as possible, in full compliance with state and federal law. We offer expert counsel, a full set of customized corporate documents and instruction on how to follow future corporate formalities (proper legal compliance is essential in the event of an audit or law suit).
Additionally, we take care of all necessary filings with the state and federal government.
Incorporating the business, filing with the proper regulatory agency, setting up banking and credit card accounts, establishing the tax treatment of your new entity, and learning how to follow corporate formalities can be overwhelming. All of these tasks can take valuable time away from what new business owners should be doing – which is running their business. We aim to take as much of this administrative burden as possible off your shoulders. We pride ourselves on providing the most comprehensive service in the business.
Eurofinanzza has several key elements that will ensure your success. Our strategies are built on sound legal advice from leading US tax attorneys. We have extensive experience in company formation and US tax law. We work directly with tax and financial professionals, never with taxpayers.
And finally, we have a proven ability to take you through the process of creating a “believable image” with a Virtual Office that includes mail, phone and fax forwarding and professional business identity packages.
LLC Formation – state of Florida (USA)
Procedure to register: Filing of Articles of Organisation or Certificate of Formation with the Secretary of State in the preferred state of formation.
Language of Legalization and Corporate Documents: English. If any other language is used it must be accompanied by a translation in English.
Registered Office required: Yes. Must be maintained in state of incorporation/formation at the office of a professional registered agent.
Shelf Companies available: Yes, for recommended states.
Time to Incorporate/Form: Generally, 2 days, but must allow an additional 5 – 7 business days for delivery of documentation.
US Federal Taxation: US Limited Liability Companies structured for partnership tax treatment with non-resident members and which conduct no business in the US and which have no US-source income are not subject to US federal income tax and are not required to file a US income tax return. However, a FBAR form has to be filed each year where the bank account balance exceeds $10,000 at any time.
State Taxation: US limited liability companies that conduct no business in the recommended states of formation with non-resident members are generally not subject to state income tax and are not required to file a state income tax return.
Annual Report/License Fees: Of the states recommended, there is either a minimum or a ‘flat’ annual report or license fee. On State of Florida, annual report must be filed no later than May 1st.
Financial Statements: There is generally no requirement to file financial statements with the state of formation unless the corporation owns assets within that state or has conducted business within that state.
Managers: Normally one.
Members: Normally one.