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 a Kansas LLC
At BizFilings, we clearly outline our fees and the Kansas state fees. When you view our pricing to form an LLC you plainly see:
Form a Kansas 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 incorporate in Kansas 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. Kansas 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 LLC name must end with "Limited Liability Company," "LLC," "L.L.C.," "Limited Company," "LC" or "L.C." It must be distinguishable upon the records of the Secretary of State from names of other corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships.
The following are the Kansas requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
- Minimum number. LLCs must have one or more members/managers.
- Residence requirements. Kansas does not have a provision specifying where members/managers must reside.
- Age requirements. Kansas does not have age requirements.
- Inclusion in the Articles of Organization. Member/Manager names and addresses are required to be listed in the Articles of Organization.
Requirements for the Articles of Organization
The document required to form an LLC in Kansas is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. The Kansas requirements include:
Kansas 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 Kansas. The registered agent must be available during normal business hours to accept important legal and tax documents for the business.
Professional services businesses
Kansas allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC).
Additional Kansas information
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