South Dakota 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 South Dakota LLCs.

LLC taxes and fees

The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for South Dakota LLCs:

  • Annual report. South Dakota requires LLCs to file an annual report before the first day of the second month following the anniversary month. The filing fee is $50.
  • Taxes. For complete details on state taxes for South Dakota LLCs, visit Business Owner's Toolkit or the State of South Dakota .
  • 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. South Dakota does not require 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 South Dakota information

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

State Guides

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