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 Rhode Island corporations.
Rhode Island corporations must keep the following items with their corporate records at the principal place of business or registered office:
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for Rhode Island corporations:
Business licenses and/or permits are required for most businesses. The BizFilings Business License Application Package can help you stay on top of these requirements.
Rhode Island recognizes the federal S corporation election and does not require a state-level S corporation election.
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Rhode Island:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.