Indiana LLC Requirements

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 Indiana LLC

At BizFilings, we clearly outline our fees and the Indiana state fees. View our pricing to form an LLC in Indiana. When you view our pricing to form an LLC you plainly see:

  • 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 Indiana with standard turn-around.
  • Expedited turn-around. You will see the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for expedited turn-around.
  • Certified copy. Our pricing also clearly displays the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for issuing a Certified Copy of the Articles of Organization.

Form an Indiana LLC

LLC name

The LLC name must end with "Limited Liability Company," "LLC" or "L.L.C."

Member/Manager information

The following are Indiana’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:

  • Minimum number. LLCs must have one or more members/managers.
  • Residence requirements. Indiana does not have a provision specifying where members/managers must reside.
  • Age requirements. Indiana 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 Indiana is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Indiana's requirements include:

  • Registered agent. LLCs must list the name and address of a registered agent with a physical address (no post office boxes) in Indiana. The registered agent must be available during normal business hours to accept important legal and tax documents for the business.
Indiana Registered Agent Service

Professional services businesses

Indiana allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to either form an LLC or a professional limited liability company (PLLC).

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 Indiana LLCs.

LLC taxes and fees

The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for Indiana LLCs:

  • Annual report. Indiana requires LLCs to file a biennial report. It’s due every two years during the anniversary month of the incorporation. The fee for this report is $30.
  • Taxes. For complete details on state taxes for Indiana LLCs, visit Business Owner's Toolkit or the State of Indiana .
  • 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. Indiana requires a state tax identification number.

Business licenses

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 Indiana information

View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Indiana:

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