How do I form a Hawaii LLC?

Hawaii LLCs are formed with the Hawaii Business Registration Division. Filing the articles of organization for a Hawaii LLC will cost a $50 state filing fee.

The Hawaii Business Registration Division will take 7-10 days to process your LLC articles of organization if you file by mail. If you file by fax or online, they will process in 3-5 days.

What does your Hawaii LLC service include?

  • Drafting custom Hawaii company articles of organization.
  • We make the state filing with the HI Business Registration Division.
  • The organizer initial resolution.
  • LLC operating agreement.
  • The state filing fees.
  • Hawaii registered agent service
  • Our fees are: $100 limited liability company service and $125 Hawaii registered agent service.

Total Hawaii company cost if you use our services:

$275 for a Hawaii limited liability company. That includes the state’s LLC filing fee and a year of HI registered agent service.

Any HI company expedited options?

There are no expedite options if you file the paper form.
If you file online you can pay an extra $25 for 1-3 day processing.

How much does a Hawaii LLC cost each year?

Hawaii LLCs have to file an annual report with the Hawaii Business Registration Division. The report is due based on the quarter you initially filed your LLC in. You file the Hawaii annual report by the end of the quarter that you registered/incorporated your business, or qualified it to do business in Hawaii. The due dates are: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st. The filing fee is $15 and it is easy to file online.

Do I need a Hawaii registered agent?

Yes. You need to list your registered agent when you form a Hawaii LLC.

Do I need a Federal Tax ID Number?

You will need a federal tax ID number if you plan to hire employees. You may also need an FEIN to open a business bank account.

What are the taxes for LLCs in Hawaii?

Hawaii LLCs have to pay Hawaii taxes.

The Hawaii personal net income tax rate(s) are:

$0-2,400 1.4%
$2,400-4,800 3.2%
$4,800-9,600 5.5%
$9,600-14,400 6.4%
$14,400-19,200 6.8%
$19,200-24,000 7.2%
$24,000-36,000 7.6%
$36,000-48,000 7.9%
$48,000-150,000 8.25%
$150,000-175,000 9%
$175,000-200,000 10%
$200,000 + 11%

What else do I need to know about Hawaii LLCs?

Forming a Hawaii LLC is just the beginning. We have tons of relevant information that can help you expand and maintain your  business.

What LLC forms do I need?

We try to make managing your LLC as simple as possible. that is why we provide the following free LLC Forms:

How do I know if  a Hawaii LLC is right for me?

Want to compare entities? We also provide Hawaii Corporation services.