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. New York requires the following:
- Publication requirement.
New York requires LLCs to publish notice of the incorporation for six consecutive weeks in two newspapers as assigned by the County Clerk in the county of the LLC’s legal address. A Certificate of Publication should then be filed with the Department of State upon completion of the publication requirement.
Professional services businesses
New York 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 New York LLCs.
New York LLC taxes and fees
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees for New York LLCs:
- Biennial report.
New York requires corporations to file a biennial (every two years) report during the anniversary month of the incorporation. The filing fee is $9.
For complete details on state taxes for New York LLCs, visit
Business Owner's Toolkit
State of New York
- 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.
New York does not require a state tax identification number.
Business licenses in New York
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 York information
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in New York: