Last updated October 31, 2020

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How to Form an LLC in Indiana

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This Quick Start Guide is a brief overview of how to form an LLC in Indiana.

Detailed Lessons:

 

Indiana LLC costs:
LLC formation cost: $100 by mail or $95 online (one-time fee)
Business entity report: $50 by mail or $31 online (every 2 years)

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Here is a quick overview on starting an LLC in Indiana

How to Form an LLC in IndianaAn 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).

Forming an LLC in Indiana is simple. Search your Indiana LLC name in the state database and select your Registered Agent.

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.

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

In order to keep your Indiana LLC in compliance, you’ll also need to file a Business Entity Report every 2 years. The fee is $50 if you file by mail, or $31 if you file online.

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

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

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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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