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 New Jersey LLC
At BizFilings, we clearly outline our fees and the New Jersey 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 New Jersey with standard turn-around.
You will see the BizFilings and state fee, if any, for expedited turn-around.
New Jersey 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 Certificate of Formation.
The name of an LLC must end with "Limited Liability Company," "LLC" or "L.L.C." The name must not contain any word, phrase, abbreviation or derivative thereof indicating or implying it is organized for any purpose other than one or more purposes permitted by its Certificate of Formation. It must be distinguishable from the names of other LLCs, foreign LLCs and current name reservations or registrations. The words "Olympic," "Little League," "Realtor" and "Trust" cannot be used.
The following are New Jersey’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
LLCs must have one or more members/managers.
New Jersey does not have a provision specifying where members/managers must reside.
Members/managers must be at least 18 years old.
Inclusion in the Certificate of Formation.
Member/Manager names and addresses are required to be listed in the Certificate of Formation.
Requirements for the Certificate of Formation
The document required to form an LLC in New Jersey is called the Certificate of Formation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. New Jersey's requirements include:
LLCs must list the name and address of a
with a physical address (no post office boxes) in New Jersey. 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 New Jersey LLCs.
New Jersey LLC taxes and fees
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for New Jersey LLCs:
New Jersey requires LLCs to file an annual report during the anniversary month of the LLC’s incorporation. The filing fee is $50.