New Jersey LLC Requirements

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 New Jersey LLCs.

New Jersey LLC taxes and fees

The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for New Jersey LLCs:

  • Annual report. New Jersey requires LLCs to file an annual report during the anniversary month of the LLC’s incorporation. The filing fee is $50.
  • Taxes. For complete details on state taxes for New Jersey LLCs, visit Business Owner's Toolkit or the State of New Jersey .
  • 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. New Jersey does not require a state tax identification number.

Business licenses in New Jersey

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 New Jersey information

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

State Guides

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Guide to Incorporation

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