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. Kentucky requires the following:
- County filing.
After the LLC is formed, one copy of the Articles of Organization must be filed with the county in which the LLC’s registered office is located.
Professional services businesses
Kentucky allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a
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 Kentucky LLCs.
LLC taxes and fees
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for Kentucky LLCs:
- Annual report.
Kentucky requires LLCs to file an annual report between January 1 and June 30. The fee is $15.
For complete details on state taxes for Kentucky LLCs, visit
Business Owner's Toolkit
State of Kentucky
- 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.
Kentucky requires 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 Kentucky information
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Kentucky: