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:
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.
You will see the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for expedited turn-around.
Kansas has a 24-hour filing option, which is outlined in our pricing.
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:
LLCs must have one or more members/managers.
Kansas does not have a provision specifying where members/managers must reside.
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:
LLCs must list the name and address of a
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.
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 Kansas LLCs.
LLC taxes and fees
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for Kansas LLCs:
Annual report and franchise tax.
Kansas requires LLCs to file an annual report, which is due on the 15th day of the fourth month after the close of its fiscal year (April 15 for calendar-year companies). The fee is $55. Kansas also has a franchise tax for LLCs with taxable equity, net capital accounts, income as reported on a federal partnership return or corpus amounting to more than $1 million. The franchise tax is calculated at $0.3125 per $1000 and is due the 15th day of the fourth month after the close of the tax year.