Each state has different requirements for forming a limited liability company (LLC). Whether you are starting a business or incorporating a business already in existence, you'll want to understand the state requirements for LLC formation.
Cost to form an Arkansas LLC
At BizFilings, we clearly outline our fees and the Arkansas state fee. When you view our pricing to form an LLC you plainly see:
Form an Arkansas LLC Incorporation Options
- BizFilings' package prices. BizFilings offers three incorporation service packages from which you can choose.
- State fee for standard turn-around. Our pricing clearly shows the state fee to form an LLC in Arkansas with standard turn-around.
- Expedited turn-around. You will see the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for expedited turn-around.
- 24-hour turn-around. Arkansas has a 24-hour filing option, which is outlined in our pricing.
- Certified copy. Our pricing also clearly displays the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for issuing a Certified Copy of the Articles of Organization.
The name of a LLC must end with "Limited Liability Company," "Limited Company," "LLC," "L.L.C.," "LC" or "L.C." The word "Limited" may be abbreviated as "Ltd." and the word "Company" may be abbreviated as "Co."
The following are Arkansas's requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
- Minimum number. LLCs must have one or more members/managers.
- Residence requirements. Arkansas does not have a provision specifying where members/managers must reside.
- Age requirements. Arkansas does not have age requirements.
- Inclusion in the Articles of Organization. Member/Manager names and addresses are not required to be listed in the Articles of Organization.
Requirements for the Articles of Organization
The document required to form an LLC in Arkansas is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Arkansas's requirements include:
Arkansas Registered Agent Service
- Registered agent. LLCs must list the name and address of a registered agent with a physical address (no post office boxes) in Arkansas. The registered agent must be available during normal business hours to accept important legal and tax documents for the business.
Professional services businesses
Arkansas allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form professional limited liability companies (PLLCs).
Additional Arkansas information
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