Last updated October 31, 2020

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How to Form an LLC in Arkansas

How to form an LLC in Arkansas ← you are here
This Quick Start Guide is a brief overview of how to form an LLC in Arkansas.

Detailed Lessons:

 

Arkansas LLC costs:
State filing fee: $45 (one-time fee)
Annual fee: $150 (every year)

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Here is a quick overview on starting an LLC in Arkansas

How to Form an LLC in ArkansasAn Arkansas Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a legal structure used to protect your personal assets (home, car, bank account) in the event your business is sued.

An LLC can be used to operate a business, or an LLC can be used to hold assets (such as real estate, vehicles, boats, or aircraft).

Forming an LLC in Arkansas can be done online or by mail.

First, search your Arkansas LLC name in the state database and select your LLC’s Registered Agent.

File your Arkansas Articles of Organization online ($45) or by mail ($50). Approval time is 2-3 days if you file online and 1-2 weeks if you file by mail.

After your Arkansas LLC is approved, complete your Operating Agreement and get an EIN Number (aka Federal Tax ID Number) from the IRS.

Then make sure to pay your Arkansas Annual Franchise Tax every year to keep your LLC in compliance.

We’ve created a free course that will walk you through forming your Arkansas LLC, step-by-step.

You can find the detailed lessons linked at the top of this page.

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Northwest ($39 + state fee) or LegalZoom ($149 + state fee)

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Matt Horwitz
Founder & Educator, LLC University®
Forming an LLC shouldn't be so complicated. Our step-by-step guide will make the process a breeze – and no complex legal jargon! LLC University® teaches people how to form an LLC for free in all 50 states. We hope you find our free guides and resources helpful in your business journey.
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