Washington LLC – WA Limited Liability Company – LLC in Washington
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||Corporations Division
Washington Secretary of State
801 Capitol Way S.
P.O. Box 40234
Olympia, WA 98504-0234
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||www.secstate.wa.gov|
|LLC Filing Fees||To organize, an LLC must file an Application to Form a Limited Liability Company and submit a filing fee of $175. A foreign LLC may register by filing an Application for Foreign Limited Liability Company Registration accompanied by a filing fee of $175. Newly filed LLCs must also file an Initial Report within 120 days of the LLCs initial filing.|
|LLC Name Reservation Information and Fees||Washington organizers may reserve an LLC name by paying a $30 name reservation fee. The form is not available online. Contact the Division for more information.|
|Link to Get LLC Formation Forms||www.secstate.wa.gov/corps/forms.htm|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||Washington LLCs may file their annual reports online at www.dol.wa.gov/business/renewcorp.html . Washington refers to this annual requirement as a renewal, and the fee is $59.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||http://dor.wa.gov/content/forms/|
|LLC Tax Summary||LLCs must pay the Business and Occupation Tax each year. The tax is levied on gross income, proceeds of sales or the value of the LLC’s products. The rate is .47% on retailing, .484% on manufacturing and 1.5% on services.|
|LLC Statute||Chapter 25.15 of the Revised Code of Washington|
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