Our Services


Expedited Federal Tax ID

Required if you are a DBA or sole proprietorship with employees, a Limited Liability Corporation, or a nonprofit


Small Business and Nonprofit Organization Filing

Does not include state filing fees

Sole Proprietorship

Limited Liability Corporation (LLC)

Doing Business As (DBA)

Articles of Organization - Does not include state filing fees

Articles of Incorporation (Customized - up to three revisions)


Articles of Incorporation (Standard)  ----$150.00 - Standard State Form

Small Business Bookkeeping Services

Standard Monthly Fee - $199

Federal Nonprofit Filing for 501c

Does not include federal filing fees.

Completion of IRS 1023EZ – Nonprofit Application


Completion of IRS 1023 – Nonprofit Application

$800.00 - $1,500.00

Federal Filing Fees

(1) IRS Form 1023EZ - $275.00

(2) IRS Form 1023 - $800.00

Grant Writing

Fees for grant fees range from $250 to complete a Letter of Intent to $10,000 (or 5% of the amount of the requested award, whichever is the lessor) and are based upon the nature of the grant (federal, state, local government or foundation) and the size of the application package.  Call us to schedule a consultation.

Grant Research & Management

The Chaplin Group can assist you in  finding grants for your organization.  We also can assist you in post award management.  

$50.00/hr for a minimum of 2 hours.

Government Filing Fees

These fees are subject to change at the discretion of the federal and state government offices. State fees listed are for the state of Maryland only.


These fees are subject to change at the discretion of the government

Limited Liability Incorporation Fees

  • Certificate of Organization $100.00 
  • Certified Copy of document above $20.00 + $1.00 page 
  • Certificate of Status at time of filing $20.00

Articles of Incorporation Filing Fees

  • Filing $100.00
  • Organization and Capitalization Fee $20
  • Assessment for Nonprofits $50
  • Online Submission Fee $50
  • Service Charge for Online Submission $5.95

Nonprofit Application Fees

  • 1023EZ - $275.00
  • 1023 - $800

Trade Name Registration Fee

  • Filing Fee: $25.00 
  • Expedited Fee: Additional $50.00 (Online Submission)