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||Commercial Division|
Louisiana Secretary of State
P0. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||www.sec.state.la.us|
|LLC Filing Fees||The fee for filing Articles of Organization is $60. Foreign LLCs must file an Application for Authority to Transact Business in Louisiana and submit a filing fee of $100.|
|LLC Name Reservation Information and Fees||Informal inquiries regarding LLC name availability may be made by phone (225) 925-4704, by fax (225) 925-4727, or by mail to PO Box 941125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804. Louisiana organizers may reserve an LLC name by filing Form 398. Reservations are effective for sixty days. Two thirty-day extensions are available upon request. The fee for reservations is $25.|
|Link to Get LLC Formation Forms||http://www.sec.state.la.us/comm/corp/corp-filings.htm|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||LLCs must file annual reports before the anniversary date of the LLCs initial filing in Louisiana. The Secretary of State mails the form to the corporation at least thirty days prior to the anniversary date. The Secretary of State does not provide blank forms. The filing fee is $10.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||www.rev.state.la.us/sections/taxforms|
|LLC Tax Summary||Most LLCs must file a Partnership Return of Income (Form IT-565). The return is required for informational purposes only. LLCs classified as corporations for federal tax purposes must file a Corporation Income and Franchise Tax Return (Form 620).|
|LLC Statute||Title 12 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes|
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