Incorporating Maryland Corporations
What is a Maryland corporation?
Maryland corporations are separate legal entities established by the shareholders. The shareholders elect to have an incorporator make the action to incorporate a Maryland corporation to create a separate entity from them personally.
How much do Maryland corporations cost?
A Maryland corporation will cost $125 to file the articles of incorporation. This fee includes the $100 SDAT filing fee, the $20 organization/capitalization fee, and the $5 document return fee.
How to form Maryland corporations:
It will take the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) about 8 weeks (plus mail time) to process your Maryland incorporation if you file by mail.
We highly recommend faxing your filing and paying the $50 fee to expedite. That way SDAT will process the incorporation in about 7 days.
Maryland charges a $5 fee if you want your filed document returned to you. If you do not pay the fee, you get nothing back.
If you need a federal tax ID number, that can be obtained online immediately with the IRS.
How are Maryland corporations regulated?
Maryland Corporations are governed by Maryland Code – Corporations and Associations, Titles 1-7.
Maryland corporations require:
You can do this yourself and use our free Maryland corporate tools we provide in your online account, or you can pay our $100 incorporating Maryland service fee and we'll do it for you. When you pay us to form your Maryland corporation, your money actually goes back into the local community. Why? Because we actually run a corporation in Maryland, just like you.
When we incorporate a Maryland corporation, Our incorporating Maryland service includes:
Northwest Registered Agent Service, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD 20901