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How to Form an LLC in Louisiana
A Louisiana 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).
You can file your LLC by mail or online. In both cases, the filing fee is $100. If you file your LLC by mail, the approval time is 3-7 business days (unless you pay $30 extra for expediting). If you file your LLC online, the approval time is 1-2 business days.
Note: If your LLC is located in one of these parishes, you can’t file by mail (it’ll be rejected). You must file your LLC online.
In order to keep your Louisiana LLC in compliance, you need to file an LLC Annual Report each year. The fee is $30 and the report can be filed by mail or online.
We’ve created a free course that will walk you through forming your own Louisiana LLC, step-by-step.
On desktop, the lessons are listed on your right. On mobile, the lessons are listed at the bottom of the page.
Northwest ($39 + state fee) or LegalZoom ($149 + state fee)
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