Form an LLC in Kentucky
Form your new Limited Liability Company in Kentucky
Below is a list of the initial and ongoing requirements to form and maintain an LLC in Kentucky
Initial Filing Requirements:
State Filing Fee:
The minimum filing fee in the state of Kentucky is $40.00. If you would like to compare this to other states filing fees, click here.
Limited Liability Company (LLC) Name Identifiers:
The name that you choose for a Kentucky limited liability company (LLC) must be distinguishable from any other registered or authorized Kentucky business entity or any reserved names on record. The name of the LLC must contain one of the following words as a company identifier:
"Limited Liability Company", "LLC" or "L.L.C."
Specific Purpose Requirements:
Kentucky does not require a specific purpose to be listed in the Certificate of Formation.
Kentucky has the following membership requirements for an LLC.
|Number of members required:||One or more|
|Residence Requirements:||No Requirement|
|Age requirements:||No Age Requirement|
Members are not required to be listed in the Articles / Certificate of Formation.
Annual Filing Requirements:
There is an Annual Report that must be received by the state of Kentucky by June 31st. The fee for this filing is: $15.00
Forms and payment, as required, should be sent to:
Office Of The Secretary Of State
PO Box 718
Frankfort, KY 40602-0071
For more information on taxes, visit: State of Kentucky Tax Information Website.
Kentucky requires most businesses to obtain a business license and pay a fee if operating in the state. Please check with the state to make sure your business is complying with the licence requirements for your particular profession.
Special Requirements (if any):
If you are ready to form your own corporation or Limited Liability Company, you can start the process by filling out our quick quote, or you can call one of our incorporation specialists at: 800.441.5940.