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Tax Filings For Startups

All corporations registered in the US must file an annual tax return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), regardless of whether they earned any income in the past year. In addition to federal income taxes, startups typically have to pay franchise taxes in any states where they are incorporated or operate a franchise, file annual reports to state officials, and are on the hook for deducting payroll & unemployment taxes when paying full-time employees.

Sales Tax Nexus: What Startup Founders Need To Know

Sales tax nexus, sometimes called economic nexus, is the rule governing companies' tax liability to states. See state-by-state rules in this article.

Beth Zhaoby Beth Zhao • 30 min read

How To Register A US Business From Latin America

Startups from Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and other Latin American countries can access opportunities in the US by registering a business here. This guide covers corporate structure, incorporation, fees, taxes, and more.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 9 min read

Startup Tax Compliance: What Founders Need To Know

A brief but comprehensive overview of startup taxes and compliance.

Jason D. Rowleyby Jason D. Rowley • 11 min read
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No, Your Startup Doesn’t Owe Thousands of Dollars in Delaware Franchise Tax

Got a hefty tax bill from the State of Delaware? Here's how to recalculate your taxes with an alternative method and pay less.

Capbase Staffby Capbase Staff • 7 min read

What Amazon Laws Mean for Startups

Understanding "Amazon Laws" (aka on-line sales nexus limits) and the tax obligations they may trigger for your startup.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 4 min read

Registering your Delaware C Corporation to do Business as a Foreign Corporation

Running a remote team? Hiring full-time employees in multiple US states? Chances are your startup will need to register your Delaware corporation to do business as a foreign corporation.

Greg Miaskiewiczby Greg Miaskiewicz • 5 min read

Delaware Annual Franchise Tax, The Abridged Version

Delaware Annual Franchise tax explained for startup founders . Luckily, you won’t have to take a deep dive into accounting to use the alternate method, the Assumed Par Value Capital Method, used by most Delaware corporations.

Stefan Nageyby Stefan Nagey • 6 min read

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