Other filings required at time of incorporation
Some states require additional filings or steps at the time of incorporation, such as a county level filing, publishing notice of the LLC formation in a local newspaper or an initial report filing. Alaska requires the following:
- Initial report.
Alaska requires LLCs to file an initial report with the state within six months of incorporating.
Professional services businesses
Alaska does not allow professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form
professional limited liability companies (PLLCs). Professional services businesses can form as an LLC.
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 Alaska LLCs.
LLC taxes and fees
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees in Alaska:
- Annual report.
Alaska requires LLCs to file a biennial report. The first report must be filed by January 2 of the year following incorporation and every two years thereafter. The report is considered delinquent if not filed before February 1 and fees and penalties may apply. The filing fee for the biennial report is a flat fee of $100.
For complete details on state taxes for Alaska LLCs, visit
Business Owner's Toolkit
State of Alaska.
- Federal tax identification number (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.
Alaska does not require a state tax identification number.
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 Alaska information
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Alaska: