Each state has different requirements for forming a corporation. Whether you are starting a business or incorporating a business already in existence, you'll want to understand state requirements for Alaska incorporation.
What is the cost to incorporate in Alaska?
At BizFilings, we clearly outline our fees and the state fees to form an Alaska corporation. View our pricing to incorporate as a
to plainly see:
BizFilings’ package prices.
BizFilings offers three incorporation service packages from which you can choose.
State fee for standard turn-around.
Our pricing clearly shows the state fee to incorporate in Alaska with standard turn-around.
You will see the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for expedited turn-around.
Alaska has a 24-hour filing option, which is outlined in our pricing.
Our pricing also clearly displays the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for issuing a Certified Copy of the Articles of Incorporation.
What are the Corporate Name requirements in Alaska?
The corporation’s name must contain the word "Corporation," "Incorporated," “Company,” “Limited” or an abbreviation thereof. Names cannot contain words pertaining to a city. The name may not contain language stating or implying that the corporation is organized for a business purpose other than the one permitted by the Articles of Incorporation. The name cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to that of another company incorporated or registered to transact business in the state.
What information is required for Corporate Directors in Alaska?
The following are Alaska’s requirements for directors of corporations:
Corporations must have one or more directors.
Alaska does not have a provision specifying where directors must reside.
Alaska does not have age requirements.
Inclusion in the Articles of Incorporation.
Director names and addresses are not required to be listed in the Articles of Incorporation.
What are the requirements for the Articles of Incorporation in Alaska?
The document required to form a corporation in Alaska is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Alaska's requirements include:
Officer names and addresses are not required to be listed in the Articles of Incorporation.
Authorized shares and par value must be listed in the Articles of Incorporation. An increase in the number of shares or par value does not affect initial filing fees.
Corporations must list the name and address of a
with a physical address (no post office boxes) in Alaska. The registered agent must be available during normal business hours to accept important legal and tax documents for the business.
Other filings required at time of incorporation
Some states require additional filings or steps at the time of incorporation, such as a county level filing, publishing notice of the incorporation in a location newspaper or an initial report filing. Alaska requires the following:
Alaska requires corporations to file an initial report with the state within six months of incorporation.
After forming a corporation, you must undertake certain steps on an ongoing basis to keep your business in compliance. These steps are also important in preserving the limited liability a corporation provides its owners. This guide outlines the ongoing requirements for Alaska corporations.
What are the requirements for Corporate Records in Alaska?
A list of shareholders, bylaws, books and records of account, and the minutes of shareholder and director meetings must be kept at the principal place of business.
What are the Corporate tax requirements and ongoing corporate fees in Alaska?
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees in Alaska:
Alaska requires corporations to file a biennial report. The first report must be filed by January 2 of the year following incorporation and every two years thereafter. The report is considered delinquent if not filed before February 1 and fees and penalties may apply. The filing fee for the biennial report is a flat fee of $100.