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||Montana Office of the Secretary of State|
Business Service Bureau
Room 260, Capitol
P.O. Box 202801
Helena, MT 59620-2801
(406) 444-3976 (fax)
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||www.sos.state.mt.us|
|LLC Filing Fees||To organize, domestic LLCs must file Articles of Organization for Domestic Limited Liability Company. The filing fee for doing so is $70. Foreign LLCs wishing to conduct business in Montana must file an Application for Certificate of Authority of Foreign Limited Liability Company with a filing fee of $70.|
|LLC Name Reservation Information and Fees||Montana organizers may reserve an LLC name by filing an Application for Reservation of Name with Business Services accompanied by a $10 filing fee. The name reservation remains effective for 120 days.|
|Link to Get LLC Formation Forms||www.sos.state.mt.us/BSB/Business_Forms.asp|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||Montana LLCs must file an Annual Report accompanied by a $10 fee by April 15.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||mt.gov/revenue/formsandresources/forms.asp|
|LLC Tax Summary||Most LLCs must file a Partnership Return of Income (Form PR-1). The Partnership Return is informational only. LLCs classified as corporations for federal tax purposes must file a Corporation License Tax Return (Form CLT-4).|
|LLC Statute||Title 35, Chapter 8 of the Missouri Code Annotated.|
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