The following table sets forth a comprehensive summary of this state’s LLC laws, filing requirements, taxation and more.
Keep in mind though, that the information in this table is subject to the whim of each state’s lawmakers, so the information is constantly changing.
It’s a good idea to do a reality check with the Secretary of State’s office to confirm that the information is still current.
|Secretary of State Contact Information||Business Division|
Colorado Secretary of State
1560 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CC 80202
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||www.sos.state.co.us|
|LLC Filing Fees||Colorado has recently instituted aggressive online filing fees, and the online fee for filing is now among the least expensive in the country. The fee for filing Articles of Organization is on paper is $125, and the online fee is $25.|
|LLC Name Reservation Information||Colorado organizers may check the availability of a proposed name by searching the online database at the Secretary of State’ s website. If the requested name does not return an existing match, the organizer can follow the link ‘Reserve This Name’ to be taken to an automatic name reservation online form. The fee is only $0.99 to reserve a name for 120 days, and another $0.99 to renew for an additional 120 days.|
|Link to Get LLC Formation Forms||http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/business/forms_main.htm|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||As of January 1, 2002, annual reports (the “Annual Business Report”) are now due annually (formerly biennially) by the end of the second month in which the report is mailed to the corporation. The annual fee is $125 for foreign LLCs to qualify and register in Colorado; foreign LLCs can only file by paper. The annual fee for domestic LLCs is $100 for paper filing and only $10 for online filing.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||http://www.revenue.state.co.us/TPS_Dir/wrap.asp?incl=forms_download|
|LLC Tax Summary||Colorado LLCs and foreign LLCs doing business in Colorado must file a Colorado Partnership or S Corporation Return of Income on Form 106. Colorado’ s treatment of LLCs is complex due to its non-resident member rules; Non-resident members of LLCs must file a special Statement of Colorado Tax Remittance for Nonresident Partner or Shareholder on Forms 107 and 108. See the instructions to Form 106 for detailed information.|
|LLC Statute||Title 7, Article 80 of the Colorado Revised Statute|
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