West Virginia Limited Liability Company

West Virginia LLCs are governed by the West Virginia Code – Chapter 31B, Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.

by Drake Forester

West Virginia LLC registration:

Forming an LLC in West Virginia costs a $100 LLC articles of organization state filing fee.

The state of West Virginia Secretary of State is in charge of filing West Virginia LLCs, and it will take 1-2 business days to process your West Virginia limited liability company articles of organization if you file by mail or online.

When forming an LLC in West Virginia, our service includes:

  • Drafting custom West Virginia company articles of organization.
  • We make the state filing with the WV Secretary of State.
  • The organizer initial resolution.
  • West Virginia limited liability company operating agreement.
  • The West Virginia LLCs state filing fees.
  • West Virginia registered agent service.

Our fees are: $100 West Virginia limited liability company service and $125 West Virginia registered agent service.

Total West Virginia company cost if you use our services:

$325 for a West Virginia limited liability company and that includes the states West Virginia LLC filing fee.

Any WV company expedited options?

West Virginia doesn’t have expedited processing. They process new filings in about 24-48 hours though. If you are in a big hurry, you may want to overnight your filing to the West Virginia SOS.

How much does a WV LLC cost each year?

West Virginia LLC annual reports are due on June 30th each year. The annual report costs $25 if you file it on time, but $125 if you file after the due date.

What are the West Virginia LLC taxes?

West Virginia LLCs have to pay the West Virginia Business Franchise Tax. The franchise tax is based on taxable capital with a minimum tax of $50. The franchise tax rate is currently .27%.

Many local municipalities have a Business and Occupation Tax that can be up to 1% of gross revenues.

Personal income tax rates in West Virginia range from 3%-6.5%

More West Virginia LLC Resources: 

How to start an West Virginia LLC
LLC Overview
Register your LLC in a different state
West Virginia Corporation
West Virginia registered agent
What is a registered agent?

LLC Maintenance

West Virginia annual report
WV taxes
West Virginia certified copy of articles 
West Virginia apostille
How to reinstate an LLC in West Virginia
How to dissolve a West Virginia LLC

West Virginia LLC Forms

Free LLC Forms
Free LLC operating agreement
Membership certificate
First meeting minutes
LLC resolution to open a bank account
Articles of Organization
Get an EIN for your LLC