Entity Formation Fees by State

This reference table lists the state fees and expedite options for forming an LLC, business corporation, or nonprofit corporation.

Alabama

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100 + minimum $50 Office of the Judge of Probate fee + optional $100 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 state filing fee + min $50 county filing fee + optional $100 secretary expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 state filing fee + min $50 county filing fee

Alaska

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$150 filing fee + $100 biennial license fee = $250 total

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$150 filing fee + $100 biennial license fee = $250 total

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Arizona

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50 + optional $35 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$60 + optional $35 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$40 + optional $35 expedite fee

Arkansas

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50 paper. $45 online.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 paper. $45 online.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 by mail or $45 online

California

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$70 by mail/online or $85 in-person.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 by mail or $115 in-person + optional $250-$500 preclearance service + optional $350-$500 expedited filing service

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$30 by mail or $45 in-person + optional $250-$500 preclearance service + optional $350-$500 expedited filing service

Colorado

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Connecticut

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$120 + optional $50 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$250 for up to 20,000 authorized shares (see fee schedule for more shares) + optional $50 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 + optional $50 expedite fee

Delaware

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$90 + optional $50-$1000 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$89 + $9 for extra pages + optional $50-$1000 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$89 + $9 for extra pages + optional $50-$1000 expedite fee

District of Columbia

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$220 + optional $50-$100 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$220 for authorized capital up to $100,000 + optional $50-$100 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$80 + optional $50-100 expedite fee

Florida

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$125

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$70

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$35 filing fee + $35 designation of registered agent fee = $70 state fee

Georgia

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Hawaii

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$51 + optional $25 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$51 + optional $25 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$26 + optional $25 expedite fee

Idaho

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100 + optional $20 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 typed or $120 not typed + optional $20 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$30 + optional $20 expedite fee

Illinois

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$150 + optional $100 expedite fee. The expedite fee is required if you file online.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$150 filing fee + franchise tax ($25 minimum) + optional $100 expedite fee. The expedite fee is required if you file online. Franchise tax is calculated as $1.50 per $1,000 on the paid-in capital represented in this state. So if you paid-in less than $16,666, then your franchise tax due is the minimum amount of $25.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 by mail or $75 online

Indiana

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Iowa

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$20

Kansas

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$165 + optional $20 fax fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$90 + optional $20 fax fee or $85 online

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$20 + optional $20 expedite fee

Kentucky

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$40. Fee is waived for veteran-owned LLCs.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 for 1,000 authorized shares or less. There is no fee for veteran-owned corporations.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$8. Fee is waived for veteran-owned nonprofits.

Louisiana

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100 + optional $30-$50 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$75 + optional $30-$50 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$75 (24 hour processing available for an additional $30; 2-4 hour processing available for an additional $50 fee)

Maine

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$175 + optional $50-100 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$145 + optional $50-100 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$40 + optional $50-$100 expedite fee

Maryland

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100 + optional $5 returned mail fee + optional $50 expedited service fee. The expedite fee is required to file online, by fax, or in-person.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$120 filing fee + optional $5 returned mail fee + optional $50 expedited service fee. The expedite fee is required to file online, by fax, or in-person. If the aggregate par value of the stock exceeds $100,000 or if no par value stock is used and the corporation has authority to issue more than 5,000 shares, then call 1-410-767-1340 for your filing fee.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 filing fee + $20 organization & capitalization fee + $50 development center fee if applying for 501(c)(3),(4), or (6) + optional $5 return mail fee + optional $50 expedite fee. The expedite fee is required to file online, by fax, or in-person.

Massachusetts

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$500 + optional $25 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$275 + optional $25 expedite fee + $100 for each 100,000 authorized shares over 275,000

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$35 by mail and $40 if filing online or by fax.

Michigan

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50 + optional $50-1,000 expedite service

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$60 for up to 60,000 authorized shares + optional $50-1,000 expedite service

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$20 + optional $50-1,000 expedite service

Minnesota

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$135 by mail. $155 online or expedited in-person.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$135 by mail. $155 online or expedited in-person.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$70 by mail. $90 online or expedited in-person.

Mississippi

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Missouri

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50 online. $105 by mail or fax.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$58 for up to $30,000 authorized shares. $5 additional for every $10,000 or authorized shares over $30,000.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25

Montana

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$70 + optional $20-100 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$70 + optional $20-100 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$20

Nebraska

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100 + $5/page recording fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$60 + $5/page for up to $10,000 authorized stock. $100 + $5/page for $10,001 - $25,000 authorized stock.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$10 + $5/page recording fee

Nevada

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$75 + optional $125 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$75 for $75,000 authorized shares or less + $125 initial list of officers fee. Optional $125 expedite fee.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 + optional $125-$1,000 expedite fee

New Hampshire

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25 state fee + $5 city/town fee = $30 total

New Jersey

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$125 + optional $25-$1,000 expedite fee + optional $.10/page for a return fax

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$125 + optional $15-$1,000 expedite fee + optional $.10/page for a return fax

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$75

New Mexico

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50 + optional $100-150 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 for up to $100,000 authorized shares + optional $100-150 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25 + optional $100-150 expedite fee

New York

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$200 + optional $25-150 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$125 + $10 tax on 200 no par value shares (minimum share tax) + optional $25-150 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$75 + optional $25-150 expedite fee

North Carolina

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$125 + optional $100-200 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$125 + optional $100-200 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$60 + optional $100-200 expedite fee

North Dakota

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$135

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$40

Ohio

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$99 + optional $50 preclearance + optional $100-300 expedite service

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$99 + optional $50 preclearance + optional $100-300 expedite service

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$99

Oklahoma

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100 + optional $25 expedite fee for in-person same-day service

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 for up to $50,000 authorized shares + optional $25 expedite fee for in-person same-day service

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25

Oregon

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50

Pennsylvania

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$125

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$125

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$125

Puerto Rico

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$250

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$150

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$5

Rhode Island

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$150

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$230 for less than 75,000,000 shares of authorized stock

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$35

South Carolina

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$110

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$135

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25

South Dakota

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$150 + optional $50 expedite fee.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$150 + optional $50 expedite fee.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$30 + optional $50 expedite fee

Tennessee

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$50 per member in existence on the date of the filing, with a minimum fee of $300 and a maximum fee of $3,000

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Texas

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$300

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$300 + optional 2.7% credit card convenience fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25

Utah

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$70 + optional $75 expedite fee.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$70 + optional $75 expedite fee.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$30

Vermont

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$125

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$125

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$125

Virginia

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100 + optional $100-200 expedite fee

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$75 for 25,000 authorized shares or less + optional $100-200 expedite fee. See fee schedule for additional shares.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$50 charter fee + $25 filing fee = $75 total

Washington

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$180 by mail or in-person. $230 expedited by mail or in-person. $200 online.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$180 by mail or in-person. $230 expedited by mail or in-person. $200 online.

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$30 by mail. $80 expedited by mail. $50 online.

West Virginia

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 ($30 tax registration fee also applies if filed online)

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25

Wisconsin

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$170 paper or $130 online. Optional $25 expedite fee by either filing method.

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100 + optional $25 expedite fee

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$35

Wyoming

LLC:
Fee to file articles of organization

$100

Business Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$100

Nonprofit Corporation:
Fee to file articles of incorporation

$25

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