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New Jersey LLC Formation Basics & Helpful Information

General Overview of the New Jersey LLC

This article is meant to be a general overview of the New Jersey LLC formation process and other basic issues related to LLCs.

New Jersey Filing Fees

The New Jersey Department of Treasury charges $125 to register a New Jersey LLC.

New Jersey Filing Time

The New Jersey Division of Revenue will mail a filing confirmation for online registrations to the LLCs’ registered office within 3-7 business days. Additionally, an online confirmation and printable filing certificate will be available to the filer.

New Jersey Annual Reports

New Jersey LLCs must file an annual report with the New Jersey Division of Revenue. You can file the annual report online. The cost to file the annual report is $50.

Read more on New Jersey SOS website

New Jersey State Taxes

If the LLC is treated like a corporation for tax purposes, the state of New Jersey imposes a Corporation Business Tax or “CBT.” The CBT is calculated by applying a series of rates to the business’s net income.

Read more on the New Jersey Dept. of Revenue website

Form an LLC in New Jersey

You can use this checklist to help guide you through the process of forming a New Jersey 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 New Jersey