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

New York LLC registration:

Forming an LLC in New York will cost a $200 LLC articles of organization state filing fee.

The New York Department of state is in charge of filing LLCs, and it will take about 3-4 weeks to process your LLC articles of organization if you file by mail. We recommend fax filing because it is auto expedited.

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.

When forming an LLC in New York, our service includes:

  • 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 (learn more about registered agents on our page: What is a Registered Agent?). 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.

Total New York company cost if you use our services:

$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 faxing your NY LLC filing and paying the $75 fee for 2 day processing.

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How much does an NY LLC cost each year?

The New York Department of state requires a biennial report 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?

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%.

a total of 8.3%.

Want to compare entities? See our New York Corporation page.

New York LLC Resources:


How to Start a NY LLC

Registering an LLC in a Different State

LLC Maintenance

NY Taxes

New York Certified Copy of Articles

New York Apostille

How to Reinstate an LLC in New York

How to Dissolve an LLC in New York

Free LLC Forms

LLC Forms

LLC Meeting Minutes

LLC Membership Certificate

LLC Membership Interest Bill of Sale

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