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How much does starting an LLC cost in your state?

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by Ouroboros, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. Ouroboros

    Ouroboros Registered Member

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    Just to get an idea of costs across the country:

    How much does it cost you in your state to register an LLC?

    From what I've been seeing, here in Washington state it seems to be unusually high at $200 plus MBA fees. Steep!

    What about you?
     
  2. Peepers

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    I think it costed me 70 bucks... Around there, for sure; nothing close to 200 bucks here in Louisiana.
     
  3. john.morrison

    john.morrison BANNED BANNED

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    Guys I don't have much knowledge about LLC, how does this work. For instance if you register a company as LLC, do you just pay a one time fee? Or you have to keep paying in a regular basis?
     
  4. Ouroboros

    Ouroboros Registered Member

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    There is a one time fee you pay the state to register your name as an LLC, usually along with a couple other dollars in admin fees. Once it's registered you don't pay anything again for it.
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    I know there are cheaper ways, however,
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    http://www.legalzoom.com
    is great for me. It costs $149 + state fees.

    Here is a list of state fees I just googled:
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    http://www.selfdirectedira.org/index.php/filing-fees
     
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    in florida lazaro corp out of miami does it for $60 plus another 60-80 i think for state fees so between $120-$140 total
     
  7. Peepers

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    Ok. Stop wasting money. Go to your local NOTARY and have an LLC made for 50 bucks or so and then you mail it off to Secretary of State I think for like a 30 or 40 dollar admission fee. Just go to your notary and ask in case I've made some mistake here, but when I created my last LLC, it was as simple and as cheap as that. The word for today is Notary. Hope that helps. :D
     
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    There is a yearly renewal fee.
     
  9. Peepers

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    There most certainly is NOT. Once you get your certificate, you're good to go, and you won't have to pay another cent for the LLC itself.. I live in US, btw. Not sure if you reside in a different country, but in the states, a proprietor of an LLC pays for the registration of their company name once and that's it!

    Don't forget to register your EIN online for free at the IRS gov site...http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=98350,00.html
     
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    jmann0305 Newbie

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    I've been wanting to become an LLC for about the past year now, the only reason I havn't is bc I though it was like 800 or 900 bucks!:eek:

    I just am not willing to pay that for some paperwork to get filed lol. Thanks alot for that helpful tidbit!

    Jmann
     
  11. sideriden

    sideriden Newbie

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    Best deal going, 99 bucks for Nevada LLC [FONT=&quot]http://www.freeregisteredagent.com/nevada-corp-llc-offer.aspx[/FONT]
     
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    $50 in KY
     
  13. idfly

    idfly Newbie

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    Stop being nosey :/
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    Buy a shelf corporation by paying the taxes out of default, change the name to suit your needs, and call it a day.
     
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    There is a yearly LLC fee in every state: http://www.legalzoom.com/llc-faq/llc-operating-costs.html
     
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    LOL. Forming a company is not a one time issue. You need to file/renew with the state every year or every other year depending on the jurisdiction in the US.

    It costs a little less than $1000USD to form an LLC in CA and pay the minimum annual operating fee of $800. You wonder why so many businesses leave the state :rolleyes: