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. Arizona requires the following:
- Publication requirement.
Arizona requires LLCs to publish notice of the incorporation within 60 days of incorporation in a publication (i.e. newspaper) in the known place of business for three consecutive publications.
Professional services businesses
Arizona allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form
professional limited liability companies (PLLCs).
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 Arizona LLCs.
LLC taxes and fees
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees in Arizona:
- Annual report.
Arizona does not require LLCs to file an annual report.
For complete details on state taxes for Arizona LLCs, visit
Business Owner's Toolkit
State of Arizona
- 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.
Arizona 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 Arizona information
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Arizona: