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||Bureau of Corporations|
Maine State Department
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-5874 (fax)
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||Maine Secretary of State|
|LLC Filing Fees||The fee for filing Articles of Organization (on Form No. MLLC-6) is $175. A foreign LLC must file an Application for Authority to do Business (Form MLLC-12) and submit a filing fee of $250.|
|LLC Name Reservation Information and Fees||Maine organizers may reserve a name by filing form MLCC-1 and submitting a filing fee of $25. The reservation is effective for 120 days.|
|Link to Get LLC Formation Forms||Maine LLC Forms|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||Domestic and qualified foreign LLCs must file an Annual Report by June 1. The filing fee is $60. Annual Report forms are not available online but may be ordered by contacting the Corporate Reporting and Information Section at (207) 624-7752.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||www.state.me.us/revenue/forms/homepage.html|
|LLC Tax Summary||Most LLCs must file Maine’s Partnership Return (1065ME). The return is required for informational purposes only. LLCs classified as corporations for federal tax purposes must file a Corporation Income Tax Return (1120ME).|
|LLC Statute||Title 31, Chapter 13 of the Maine Revised Statutes.|
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