NAICS Codes for LLCs

An NAICS Code (North American Industry Classification System) is used by government agencies to identify your LLC’s line of business and activities. It’s mostly used for statistical purposes. You can search for your LLC’s NACIS code online or by calling the US Census Bureau at 1-888-756-2427.

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LLC Filing Forms by State

This post includes links to the LLC Formation Documents for all 50 states. The forms are usually referred to as the Articles of Organization, Certificate of Formation, or Certificate of Organization. The chart in this post provides links to all PDF forms, as well as links to file online for forming an LLC in each of the 50 states.

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LLC Organizer vs Member

LLC terminology can be confusing! What’s an LLC Organizer? Same thing as an LLC Member? Answer is Nope. An LLC Organizer is the person (or company) who takes responsibility for, and files, the LLC formation documents with the state. They are the ones who are “organizing” (filing) the LLC. An LLC Organizer does not have to be a member (owner) of the LLC, but often they are a member. This article helps simplify and explain these two terms.

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California LLC Annual Fee

The CA Annual LLC Franchise tax is mandatory for LLCs. The $800 fee is due by the 15th day of the 4th month after your LLC is filed. You will pay this tax with the LLC Tax Voucher Form 3522. You need to submit this to the CA FTB (California Franchise Tax Board).

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California LLC FAQs

Answers to the most common questions when forming an LLC in California. How to start an LLC in California, how much does it cost, how long does it take, who can be my Registered Agent, where to get the forms, and more.

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California LLC Fees

This article explains the costs to form an LLC in California. Filing the CA Articles of Organization costs $70, the Statement of Information is due every 2 years ($20), and the required LLC Annual Tax is $800. Continue reading for full details on costs to forming a California LLC.

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