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||Dept. of Financial Institutions|
P.O. Box 7846
Madison, WI 53707-7846
|LLC Filing and Assistance Website Address||www.wdfi.org|
|LLC Filing Fees||Wisconsin offers two means of filing Articles of Organization : traditional paper filing, and “QuickStart LLC.” QuickStart LLC is a web-based application which allows the organizer of a Wisconsin limited liability company to draft, sign and deliver their Articles of Organization on-line. The fee for QuickStart is $130. The fee for traditional paper filing of Articles of Organization is $170.|
|Periodic LLC Reporting Requirements||Domestic LLCs do not have to file an annual report with the Corporations Section, however registered foreign LLCs do. The filing fee for doing so is $50 and the report is due by the end of the first quarter of each calendar year.|
|Link to Get LLC Tax Forms||www.dor.state.wi.us/html/formpub.html|
|LLC Tax Summary||Most LLCs must file a Partnership Return of Income (Form 3). The return is informational only. LLCs classified as a corporation must file a Corporation Franchise or Income Tax Return (form 4).|
|LLC Statute||Chapter 183 of the Wisconsin Statutes.|
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