PA Limited Liability Company
LLC in Pennsylvania
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||Department of State|
Commonwealth Avenue & North Street
206 North Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||www.dos.state.pa.us|
|LLC Filing Fees||To organize, an LLC must file a Certificate of Organization and submit a filing fee of $125. Organizers must also file a “docketing statement” along with the certificate; the form is available at the Secretary of State’s website. A foreign LLC must file an Application for Registration and submit a filing fee of $250.|
|LLC Name Reservation Information and Fees||Pennsylvania organizers may reserve an LLC name by submitting a written or faxed request to the Corporation Bureau. The fee is $52. The name reservation remains effective for 120 days.|
|Link to Get LLC Formation Forms||h ttp://www.dos.state.pa.us/corps/site/default.asp|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||Pennsylvania and foreign LLCs doing business in the state are not required to file annual reports, however, they are required to notify the Bureau upon a change in the name or address of the registered agent by filing a Statement of Change of Registered Agent.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||http://www.revenue.state.pa.us/|
|LLC Tax Summary||Most LLCs must file the Pennsylvania S Corp/Partnership Information Return (Form PA-20S/PA-65), which is for informational purposes only. LLCs may also have to file form RCT-101 for Pennsylvania’s Capital Stock/Franchise Tax .|
|LLC Statute||Title 15, Chapter 89 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes|
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