After forming a limited liability company (LLC), you must undertake certain steps on an ongoing basis to keep your business in compliance. These steps are also important in preserving the limited liability an LLC provides its owner(s). This guide outlines the ongoing requirements for DC LLCs.
LLC taxes and fees
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees in DC:
- Annual report. DC requires LLCs to file a biennial report. Reports are due on April 1st every two years. The fee is $300.
- Taxes. For complete details on state taxes for DC LLCs, visit Business Owner's Toolkit or DC's website.
- Federal tax identification number (EIN). An EIN is required for LLCs that will have employees. Additionally, most banks require an EIN in order to open a business bank account.
- State tax identification number. DC does not require a state tax identification number.
Business licenses and/or permits are required for most businesses. The BizFilings Business License Application Package can help you stay on top of these requirements.
Additional DC information
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