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||Corporate Filing Section
Division of Corporations
Delaware Secretary of State
John G. Townsend Building
401 Federal Street Suite # 4
Dover, DE 19901
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||http://www.state.de.us/corp/default.shtml|
|LLC Filing Fees||The fee for filing a Certificate of Formation is $90. The qualification filing fee for a foreign LLC is $100.|
|LLC Name Reservation Information||Name availability can be checked by following the “Name Reservation” link on the left menu bar on the website. The name reservation is done online, and the fee is $75.|
|Link to Get LLC Formation Forms||http://www.state.de.us/corp/corpforms.shtml|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||An LLC’s annual Franchise Tax report is due in March. Forms are mailed to resident agents in December and the filing fee is $25.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||http://www.state.de.us/revenue/services/Business_Tax/Forms.shtml|
|LLC Tax Summary||All Delaware LLCs are required to pay a minimum Franchise Tax of $200, due by June 1 of each year.|
|LLC Statute||Title 6, Chapter 18, Delaware Code|
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