The United States of America is the world's leading economy and jurisdiction with developed corporate legislation, which has its own peculiarities in each of the states of this world power.
Companies registered in the United States have the following advantages:
- relatively democratic conditions in relation to the procedure of registration and further corporate support of the companies registered here,
- low financial costs for both of the above procedures,
- the highest rating of the United States in the business world.
The corporate law of any US state provides for the registration of several types of companies. In practice, the most popular type of US enterprise is Limited Liability Company (LLC), since when certain criteria are met, LLC is not considered to be subject to US taxation.
Basic information about the US jurisdiction
Basic Jurisdiction Information
The area is 9.826.000 square km
Population - 320.000.000 inhabitants
Political status - the federal republic
Capital - Washington
The official language is English
Official currency - US dollar (USD)
The time zone is GMT-5 / GMT-10
Type of company
Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Founders (members) of the company
Quantity: minimum - 1.
Status: natural or legal persons.
Residence: may be residents of any country.
Details of the founders are indicated on the registration certificate of the company in the standard case.
Nominee founders: provided by the client.
Shareholders of the company
The legislation on the LLC companies does not provide for the status of shareholders. Their role is performed by the founders (members).
There are no requirements for the position of secretary.
Share capital of the company
Standard declared capital - 50.000 USD.
There are no requirements for payment of this capital or part thereof.
It must end with the words '' Limited Liability Company '', or the abbreviation '' LLC '', '' LC ''. Without obtaining the corresponding licenses, registration of names containing the words '' Bank '', '' Insurance '', '' Trust '', '' University '', '' College '' and others will not be allowed.
Company owner information
Information about the owner is provided only to the registered agent and is confidential.
Submission of the annual return
The annual return, depending on the specific state, must be submitted either within 12 months after registration, or on a specific date of the following year.
Submission of the financial statement
LLCs that do not carry on business in the United States are not considered to be subject to US taxation. At the same time, they are not exempt from declaring foreign bank and financial accounts (FBAR).
Taxation of LLCs that do not receive income from sources in the United States and that do not have US residents as founders is 0%.
Treaties on avoiding dual taxation
Since LLCs with non-resident founders are not US taxpayers, they are not subject to US interstate agreements.
Is the jurisdiction included in «Black lists»
Belarus: no (except for the states of Delaware, Wyoming)
Kazakhstan: no (except for the states of Delaware, Wyoming)
Period of company registration
2-3 working days; The term for receipt of the full package of documents is 4-5 weeks.
In this jurisdiction we will be glad to register a new company according to your order.
* This information is informative, its use in practice requires additional advice on your individual business situation.