LLC State Fees and Processing Times

The information contained in the table below is for general information purposes only. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the information. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Note: the fees listed below for expedited processing are in addition to the fee for standard processing.

Alabama

Standard Processing

$100

7- 10 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Alabama requires LLCs to file a Business Privilege Tax Return and Annual Report with the Department of Revenue on or before three and one-half months after the beginning of the LLC’s taxable year. A minimum $100 tax must be paid each year.

Alaska

Standard Processing

$250

1 business day

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

After you have organized your LLC it is your responsibility to file an  Initial Report  online or by postal mail with the State of Alaska Division of Corporations within 6 months of organization. There is no filing fee.

In addition, every Alaska LLC and foreign LLC registered in Alaska must file a  Biennial Report form  every two years. The report is due before January 2 of the filing year. The filing fee for Alaska LLCs is $100.

Arizona

Standard Processing

$50

8-13 business days

Expedited Processing

$35

7 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Within sixty 60 days after the Commission has approved the filing of your LLC’s Articles of Organization, you must publish the Articles in a newspaper of general circulation in the Arizona county where it does business for three consecutive publications

Arkansas

Standard Processing

$45

2-3 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs and foreign LLCs must pay a minimum $150 tax to the Arkansas Secretary of State each year. Annual franchise tax reports must also be filed with the Arkansas Secretary of State

California

Standard Processing

$70

14 business days

Expedited Processing

$750

24 hours

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Every LLC registered in California must file a  Statement of Information, with the California Secretary of State within 90 days after filing their articles of organization (Form LLC-1). Thereafter, a Statement of Information must be filed every two years during the applicable filing period.

In addition, all LLCs doing business in California must pay an annual minimum franchise tax of $800.

Colorado

Standard Processing

$50

1 business day

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Colorado LLCs must file a Periodic Report with the Colorado Secretary of State each year. The report must be filed online at the Secretary of State website. The filing fee is $10. The periodic reports are due during the three month period beginning on the first day of the anniversary month of the month when the LLC was formed.

Connecticut

Standard Processing

$120

3-5 business days

Expedited Processing

Call our office

24 hour

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Connecticut LLCs must file an annual report with the Connecticut Secretary of State. The report is due in the anniversary month that the LLC was formed. The report must be filed online on the Secretary of State’s website. The filing fee is $20.

Delaware

Standard Processing

$90

5-7 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

Next day service

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs and foreign LLCs must pay an annual $300 Alternative Entity Tax by June 1 of each year. The tax is paid to the Delaware Division of Corporations Franchise Tax Section.

District of Columbia

Standard Processing

$220

15 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

District of Columbia LLCs and foreign LLCs registered in the District must submit a report biannually with the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, along with a registration fee of $300

Florida

Standard Processing

$125

2-3 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Florida LLCs must file an Annual Report yearly to maintain “active” status. The first report is due in the year following formation. The report must be filed online between January 1st and May 1st. The fee for the annual report is $138.75.

Georgia

Standard Processing

$100

5-7 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Georgia must file an annual registration with the Secretary of State and pay a $50 filing fee. The initial registration is due between January 1 and April 1 of the year following the calendar year in which the LLC was formed.

Hawaii

Standard Processing

$50

3-5 business days

Expedited Processing

$100

2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Hawaii must file an annual report with the Business Registration Division and pay a $15 filing fee. The annual report is due during the calendar quarter of the anniversary month of your LLC’s formation

Idaho

Standard Processing

$100

7-10 business days

Expedited Processing

$100

12 business hours

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Idaho must file an annual report with the Secretary of State. There is no fee.

Illinois

Standard Processing

$150

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Illinois must file an annual report with the Secretary of State. The report is due each year prior to the first day of the LLC’s anniversary month. The current filing fee is $75.

Indiana

Standard Processing

$90

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Indiana must file a Business Entity Report with the Secretary of State every two years. The report is due every other year in the anniversary month of your SMLLC’s formation. For example, if your LLC was formed on July 15 of an odd-numbered year, then your report would be due in July of each subsequent odd-numbered year. The report can be filed online or by mail. The filing fee is $30 for filings by mail and $22.44 (including $2.44 credit card fee) for online filings.

Iowa

Standard Processing

$50

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Iowa must file a Biennial Report with the Secretary of State every two years. The report is due in odd-numbered years by March 31..The current filing fee is $30 for online filing and $45 for filing by mail.

Kansas

Standard Processing

$165

2-3 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Kansas must file an Annual Report with the Secretary of State every year. The annual report is due on the 15th day of the fourth month following the end of the LLC’s tax year. The report can be filed online or by mail. The filing fee for online filing is $50, the fee for mail filing is $55.

Kentucky

Standard Processing

$40

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Kentucky must file an Annual Report with the Secretary of State by June 30 every year. Fee is $15.

Louisiana

Standard Processing

$100

Expedited Processing

$100

2-3 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)
All LLCs doing business in Louisiana must file an Annual Report with the secretary of state every year on or before the anniversary date of organizing or qualifying in Louisiana. The filing fee is $30.

Maine

Standard Processing

$175

5-10 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

1-2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Maine must file an Annual Report with the Maine Secretary of State every year by June 1. The fee is $85.

Maryland

Standard Processing

$103

5-7 business days

Expedited Processing

Our normal fee is the expedited filing fee. If you want same day service please call our office.

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Maryland must file a Personal Property Return (Form 1) with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation Personal Property Division which also serves as an annual report. The return must be printed out and filed by mail by April 15 each year. The annual filing fee is $300

Massachusetts

Standard Processing

$520

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Massachusetts must file an annual report with the Secretary of the Commonwealth Corporations Division. The report must be filed by the LLC’s anniversary date. The filing fee is $500.

Michigan

Standard Processing

$50

3-5 business days

Expedited Processing

$150

1-2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Michigan must file an annual statement with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The report must be filed by February 15 after the year of formation or qualification; however, if the LLC is organized or qualified after September 30, it need not file a statement on the February 15 immediately after its formation. Fee is $25.

Minnesota

Standard Processing

$155

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Minnesota must file an annual renewal once every calendar year with the Minnesota Secretary of State. The renewal can be filed any time before December 31. The filing fee is $45 for online and in-person filings, and $25 for filings by mail.

Mississippi

Standard Processing

$50

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All LLCs doing business in Mississippi must file an annual report once every calendar year. The report can be filed any time on or after January 1st of each calendar year and is due by April 15th of that year. No fee for in-state LLCs.

Missouri

Standard Processing

$52

1 business day

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

None

Montana

Standard Processing

$70

4-6 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

1-2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

An LLC must file an Annual Report to stay in good standing with the Secretary of State’s Office. The report is due each year by April 15 and must be accompanied by a $15 filing fee

Nebraska

Standard Processing

$110

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

LLCs formed in Nebraska must publish a notice of organization for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where the LLC’s principal business is located. If the LLC does not have a principal business location in Nebraska, the notice may be published in the county of the registered agent’s location.

Also, all LLCs doing business in Nebraska must also file a biennial report once every two years with the Nebraska Secretary of State. These are filed in odd numbered years and are due by April 1.

Nevada

Standard Processing

$75

3-5 business days

Expedited Processing

$300

24 hours

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Nevada LLCs and foreign LLC authorized to do business in the state must file an annual report. The state calls this report an “annual list.” The first annual list is due by the last day of the first month after LLC’s articles of organization were filed. Subsequent annual lists are due by the last day of the month in which the anniversary of the LLC’s organization falls. The filing fee is $150.

New Hampshire

Standard Processing

$100

3-7 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All New Hampshire LLCs and foreign LLCs authorized to do business in the state must file an annual report. The report must be received by the Secretary of State prior to April 1. The filing fee is $100.

New Jersey

Standard Processing

$125

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

You must register your LLC with the New Jersey Division of Revenue. Register using the Business Registration Application either on paper (Form NJ-REG) or online.

Also the State of New Jersey requires you to file an annual report for your SMLLC. The report must be filed online and the fee is $50.

New Mexico

Standard Processing

$50

Expedited Processing

$200

1 business day

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All New Mexico   LLCs authorized to do business in New Mexico must register with the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department and obtain a Combined Reporting System (CRS) identification number. You may register and obtain your CRS identification number online and there is no fee.

New York

Standard Processing

$200

7-10 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

24 hours

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Within 120 days after its articles of organization become effective, the LLC must publish in two newspapers a copy of the articles or a notice related to the formation of the LLC. The newspapers must be designated by the county clerk of the county in which the office of the LLC is located, as stated in the articles of organization. After publication, the printer or publisher of each newspaper will provide you with an affidavit of publication. A Certificate of Publication, with the affidavits of publication of the newspapers attached, must be submitted to the New York Department of State, Division of Corporations. The fee for filing the Certificate of Publication is $50.

Also Every domestic or foreign LLC that is treated as a partnership or disregarded entity for federal income tax purposes that has any income, gain, loss, or deductions derived from New York sources is subject to an annual filing fee. The fee is paid to the Department of Taxation and Finance (often just called the Tax Department) using Form IT-204-LL. The fee ranges from $25 to $4,500 depending on the LLC’s income.

North Carolina

Standard Processing

$125

5-7 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

24 hours

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

LLCs must file an Annual Report with the North Carolina Secretary of State. LLC annual reports are due for the year in which they are filed. In other words, any LLC in existence on or before April 15th of any given year owes an annual report for that year. LLCs that form after April 15th will not owe an annual report until the next calendar year. The filing fee is $200.

North Dakota

Standard Processing

$135

2-3 weeks

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Domestic LLCs must file an annual report with the North Dakota Secretary of State by November 15th of each year. The first annual report is due the year following that in which the LLC was initially registered with the Secretary of State. The filing fee is $50.

Ohio

Standard Processing

$99

3-7 business days

Expedited Processing

$300

1 business day

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Generally none

Oklahoma

Standard Processing

$104

2-3 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Oklahoma LLCs must file an Annual Certificate with the Oklahoma Secretary of State. The annual certificate must be filed each year by the anniversary date of your LLC’s creation. The fee is $25.

Oregon

Standard Processing

$100

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Oregon LLCs and foreign LLCs authorized to do business in the state must file an Annual Report with the Oregon Secretary of State. LLC annual reports are due for the year in which they are filed. The fee for Oregon LLCs is $100.

Pennsylvania

Standard Processing

$125

2-5 business days

Expedited Processing

$300

24 hours

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

LLCs formed in PA generally have no filing requirements.

Rhode Island

Standard Processing

$150

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Rhode Island LLCs must file a Limited Liability Company Annual Report (Form 632) with the Rhode Island Secretary of State and pay a $50 filing fee. The report must be filed each calendar year between September 1 and November 1, beginning with the year following the year in which the LLC’s original Articles of Organization were filed with the secretary of state.

South Carolina

Standard Processing

$110

1 business day

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Generally none

South Dakota

Standard Processing

$150

1 business day

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All South Dakota LLCs must file a Annual Report with the South Dakota Secretary of State and pay a $50 filing fee. The first annual report must be filed before the first day of the second month of the year following the year in which the LLC was authorized to transact business.

Tennessee

Standard Processing

$300 for up to 6 members

1 business day

Expedited Processing

N.A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Tennessee LLCs must file an annual report with the Tennessee Secretary of State and pay a minimum of $300 (maximum $3,000).

Texas

Standard Processing

$300

2-3 business days

Expedited Processing

$100

1-2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

LLCs must file annual franchise tax reports. The details for computing the tax can be complicated. Check the Comptroller of Public Accounts website for more information.

Utah

Standard Processing

$70

24 hours

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Utah LLCs must file an Annual Renewal with the Utah Division of Corporations and pay a $15 fee. The renewal is due one year from the date of your LLC’s initial registration and due annually thereafter.

Vermont

Standard Processing

$125

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Vermont LLCs must file an annual report with the Vermont Secretary of State Corporations Division. The report is due within three months of the end of the LLC’s fiscal year. The filing fee is $35.

Virginia

Standard Processing

$100

1-2 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Virginia LLCs must pay a $50 annual registration fee. The fee is due each year on or before the last day of the month in which your LLC was created.

Washington

Standard Processing

$200

2 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All businesses with $12,000 or more in revenue, or that are required to collect sales tax, must register with the Washington Department of Revenue.

Also, Every Washington LLC must file an annual report with the Secretary of State. The initial annual report must be filed within 120 days of the date you filed to create your LLC. Subsequent annual reports are due on dates determined by the Secretary of State. The fee for filing the Annual Report is $71.

West Virginia

Standard Processing

$100

2-3 business days

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Every business in West Virginia must register with the West Virginia State Tax Department and pay a $30 fee before commencing business activities in the state.

In addition, every domestic and foreign LLC transacting business in West Virginia must file an annual report with the Secretary of State and pay a $25 filing fee. The report must be filed between January 1 and June 30 of each year following the calendar year in which the LLC began business

Wisconsin

Standard Processing

$130

3-5 business days

Expedited Processing

$200

1-2 business days

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

Every LLC in Wisconsin must file an annual report with the Department of Financial Institutions. The annual report is due at the end of the calendar quarter of the anniversary month of the LLC’s formation. The filing fee is $25

Wyoming

Standard Processing

$100

24 hours

Expedited Processing

N/A

Post Filing Requirements (if no employees and resident LLC)

All Wyoming LLCs must file an annual report with the Secretary of State. All LLCs must pay an annual report license tax equal to the greater or (1) $50, or (2) two-tenths of one mill on the dollar ($.0002) based on the company’s assets located and employed in the state of Wyoming. The report and tax payment due on the first day of the anniversary month of the LLC’s formation.

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