How to Start a Mississippi LLC

Mississippi LLC Formation – Basics & Helpful Information

This article is meant to be a general overview of the Mississippi LLC formation process; including information about how to start a Mississippi LLC and other basic issues related to Mississippi LLCs.

Mississippi LLC Filing Fees

To create a Mississippi LLC, you must file a Certificate of Formation for a fee of $50.00.

Mississippi Filing Time

Regular processing time generally takes one business day when filed online. If printed and mailed, the turn-around time is based on the day and current workload when the Certificate of Formation and fee are received.

Mississippi Annual Compliance Requirements

Mississippi LLCs are required to file an annual report every year and must be completed online. This report can be filed any time on or after January 1st of each calendar year and is due by April 15th of that year in order to remain in good standing with the state. There is no fee to file the annual report. You can now file the annual report online. You will need to have the LLC’s business ID to begin. The business ID number can be found by completing a business search.

Also, all business entities transacting business in Mississippi are required to pay at least a minimum franchise or privilege tax of $25.00 annually.

See more info on Mississippi franchise taxes

Form an LLC in Mississippi

You can use this checklist to help guide you through the process of forming a Mississippi LLC:

Step 1: Decide on a Business Name

Step 2: Register your LLC with the State

Step 3: Create and Sign the LLC's Governing Document

Step 4: Get an EIN

Step 5: Get Licenses and Permits

Registering a Foreign LLC in Mississippi