Starting an Indiana LLC
An Indiana 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).
File your Indiana Articles of Organization and wait for the state to approve your LLC.
If you file your LLC by mail, the state fee is $100 and the approval time is 5-7 business days. If you file your LLC online, the state fee is $95 and the approval time is 1 business day.
(See LLC Cost in Indiana to learn about all the fees you’ll pay)
Note: Filing times may take longer due to the current global situation and government delays. Please see how long does it take to get an LLC in Indiana.
After your Indiana LLC is approved, complete your Indiana LLC Operating Agreement and get your Indiana EIN Number (aka Federal Tax ID Number) from the IRS. You should also check whether your small business needs an Indiana Business License or other permits to operate.
In order to keep your Indiana LLC in compliance, you’ll also need to file a Indiana LLC Business Entity Report every 2 years. The fee is $50 if you file by mail, or $31 if you file online. And every year, make sure your company meets its Indiana LLC Taxes obligations.