LLCs are governed by New York Laws – Articles 1-14, Limited Liability Company Law.

How do I form a New York LLC?

File Articles of Organization with the NY Department of State. You can file the articles of organization by mail, fax, in person, or online. Forming an LLC in New York will cost a $200 LLC articles of organization state filing fee.

The New York Department of State will take about 3-4 weeks to process your LLC articles of organization if you file by mail. We recommend filing online because it is processed in one day at no additional cost. Fax filing is also faster, but it is considered auto expedited which means you do have to pay extra.

Publish in a New York newspaper – we have templates you can use and we also have listed different newspapers that we have found to be the cheapest to publish with (New York Publication Requirement Guide). After you publish, the papers will mail you proof of publication. Send your proof of publication, a publication affidavit, and $50 filing fee to the NY Department of State.

What does your New York LLC service include?

  • Drafting custom New York company articles of organization.
  • We make the state filing with the NY Department of state.
  • The organizer initial resolution.
  • LLC operating agreement.
  • The state filing fees.
  • New York registered agent service.
  • We have an address in Albany County so you can avoid high publication fees.
  • Our fees are: $100 limited liability company service and $125 New York registered agent service.

What is the total New York LLC cost if I use your service?

$425 for a limited liability company and that includes the state’s LLC filing fee.

Any NY company expedited options?

There are several NY expedite options. Processing is completed within 2 days for an extra $75 fee. Same day processing is available for an extra $125 fee. And 2 hour processing is available for an extra $200 fee.

We recommend filing online to take advantage of one day online processing.

You may fax your NY LLC filing and pay the $75 fee for 2 day processing.

Sign up now and we can form your LLC the same day!

Do I need a NY registered agent?

You have the option of designating the Department of State as your agent for service of process. We recommend using a reliable registered agent service. When we receive documents for your NY LLC, we scan and upload them to you account and notify you immediately.

Our New York clients love us because when they use our Albany address, it saves a ton of money on NY LLC publication costs. We recommend publishing with the Times Union Daily Newspaper.

Do I need a Federal Tax ID Number?

You will need to obtain a federal tax ID number from the IRS if you would like to hire employees.

How much does an NY LLC cost each year?

The New York Department of state requires a New York biennial report from LLCs, which is due on the last day of the month you originally filed. The NY LLC report will cost $9 every 2 years.

What are the taxes for an LLC in New York?

New York LLCs must pay New York taxes. The New York personal net income tax rates are:

$0-8,000 4%
$8,000-11,000 4.5%
$11,000-13,000 5.25%
$13,000-20,000 5.9%
$20,000-200,000 6.85%
$200,000-500,000 7.85%
$500,000 + 8.97%

There are also a lot of local income taxes with an average rate of 1.17%.
The average New York sales tax rate is 8.3%. The state has a 4% tax, but the average local tax is 4.3% making a total of 8.3%.

What else should I learn about my New York LLC?

How to Start a NY LLC. We have researched the following corporate filings so you don’t have to.

What LLC Forms will I Need?

We know that starting your LLC is not easy. That’s why we provide all the state forms and filing instructions in your online account when you sign up for service. We also provide the following LLC Forms, free of charge:

Should I form a New York LLC?

If you are still on the fence about forming an LLC, take a moment to compare the NY corporation.