What is the Cost to Form an LLC?

The cost to form an LLC ranges $40 to $500 depending on the state of formation. In the chart below, we have outlined the initial LLC filing fee for each state along with the annual fees (if any).

  • AlabamaAlabama
  • AlaskaAlaska
  • ArizonaArizona
  • ArkansasArkansas
  • CaliforniaCalifornia
  • ColoradoColorado
  • ConnecticutConnecticut
  • DelawareDelaware
  • District of ColumbiaDistrict of Columbia
  • FloridaFlorida
  • GeorgiaGeorgia
  • HawaiiHawaii
  • IdahoIdaho
  • IllinoisIllinois
  • IndianaIndiana
  • IowaIowa
  • KansasKansas
  • KentuckyKentucky
  • LouisianaLouisiana
  • MaineMaine
  • MarylandMaryland
  • MassachusettsMassachusetts
  • MichiganMichigan
  • MinnesotaMinnesota
  • MississippiMississippi
  • MissouriMissouri
  • MontanaMontana
  • NebraskaNebraska
  • NevadaNevada
  • New HampshireNew Hampshire
  • New JerseyNew Jersey
  • New MexicoNew Mexico
  • New YorkNew York
  • N. CarolinaN. Carolina
  • N. Dakota N. Dakota
  • OhioOhio
  • OklahomaOklahoma
  • OregonOregon
  • PennsylvaniaPennsylvania
  • Rhode IslandRhode Island
  • S. CarolinaS. Carolina
  • S. DakotaS. Dakota
  • TennesseeTennessee
  • TexasTexas
  • UtahUtah
  • VermontVermont
  • VirginiaVirginia
  • WashingtonWashington
  • W. VirginiaW. Virginia
  • WisconsinWisconsin
  • WyomingWyoming
  • Filing Fee

  • Alabamaplus $50 minimum probate judge fee$100
  • Alaska$250
  • Arizona$50
  • Arkansas$45 if filed online$50
  • California$70
  • Colorado$50
  • Connecticut$120
  • Delaware$90
  • District of Columbia$220
  • Florida$125
  • Georgia$100
  • Hawaii$50
  • Idaho$100
  • Illinois+$100 for online or expedited filing$500
  • Indiana+$5 if you file a paper version$85
  • Iowa$50
  • Kansas+$5 if not filed online$160
  • Kentucky$40
  • Louisiana$100
  • Maine$175
  • Maryland$100
  • Massachusetts$500
  • Michigan$50
  • Minnesota$155 for online LLC filings$135
  • Mississippi$50
  • Missouri$50 if filed and paid for online$105
  • Montana$70
  • Nebraskaplus $5 for recording fee$100
  • Nevada$75
  • New Hampshire$100
  • New Jersey$125
  • New Mexico$50
  • New York$200
  • N. Carolina$125
  • N. Dakota $135
  • Ohio$99
  • Oklahoma$100
  • Oregon$100
  • Pennsylvania$125
  • Rhode Island$150
  • S. Carolina$110
  • S. Dakota$150
  • Tennessee$300
  • Texas$300
  • Utah$70
  • Vermont$125
  • Virginia$100
  • Washington$200 if completed online$180
  • W. Virginia$100
  • Wisconsin$130 if filed online$170
  • Wyoming$100
  • Annual Fee

  • AlabamaThis is the minimum privilege tax. The privilege tax is based on net worth.$100
  • Alaska$100 biennial
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas$150
  • California$800 is the minimum annual franchise tax obligation. CA also charges $20 every other year to file a statement of information$800*
  • Colorado$10
  • Connecticut$20
  • Delaware$300
  • District of Columbia$300 biennial
  • Florida$138.75
  • Georgia$50
  • Hawaii$15
  • Idaho
  • Illinois+$50 for online or expedited filing$250
  • Indiana+$10 if you file a paper version$20 biennial
  • Iowa$30 if filed online$45 biennial
  • Kansas+$5 for paper filing$50
  • Kentucky$15
  • Louisiana$30
  • Maine$85
  • Marylandpersonal property tax$300
  • Massachusetts$500
  • Michigan$25
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana$15
  • Nebraska$10 biennial
  • Nevada$150
  • New Hampshire$100
  • New Jersey$50
  • New Mexico
  • New York$9 biennial
  • N. Carolina$200
  • N. Dakota $50
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma$25
  • Oregon$100
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island$50
  • S. Carolina
  • S. Dakota$50
  • Tennessee$300 min to $3,000 max$50/owner
  • Texas
  • Utah$15
  • Vermont$35
  • Virginia$50
  • Washington$69
  • W. Virginia$25
  • Wisconsin$25
  • WyomingIf Wyoming assets are more than $250,000, you would pay $.0002 per dollar amount of Wyoming assets$50
  • Publication Fee

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New YorkDepends on the newspaper. $50 to file proof of publication.
  • N. Carolina
  • N. Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • S. Carolina
  • S. Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • W. Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • License Fee

  • Alabama
  • Alaska$50/year
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada$200
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • N. Carolina
  • N. Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • S. Carolina
  • S. Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • W. Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

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