How do I form an LLC in Alabama?
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- Choose a name for your LLC in Alabama.
- Appoint a registered agent.
- File a Certificate of Formation.
- Prepare an Operating Agreement.
- File a state tax return / annual report.
- Comply with other requirements.
Do you have to file articles of organization for an LLC in Alabama?
The document required to form an LLC in Alabama is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Alabama’s requirements include: Registered agent.
How do I form a LLC?
How to form an LLC
- Step 1: Choose a state in which to form your LLC.
- Step 2: Choose a name for your LLC.
- Step 3: Choose a registered agent.
- Step 4: Prepare an LLC operating agreement.
- Step 5: File your LLC with your state.
- Step 6: Obtain an EIN.
- Step 7: Open a business bank account.
How are LLCs taxed in Alabama?
(See the IRS website for the form.) The State of Alabama, like most other states, has a corporation income tax. In Alabama, the corporate tax currently is computed at a flat rate of 6.5% of taxable net income. If your LLC is taxed as a corporation you also will need to pay this tax.
Is there an annual fee for LLC in Alabama?
To maintain an LLC in Alabama you will need to pay an annual fee of $100 along with sales tax (4%), Business Privilege Tax and federal taxes. In Alabama, forming an LLC requires you to pay annual business privilege taxes, a minimum of $100. You’ll also have to pay sales and use tax and possibly local taxes.
Do I have to renew my LLC every year in Alabama?
The State of Alabama requires you to file an annual report as part of your required state Business Privilege Tax return.
Can I be my own registered agent in Alabama?
All owners of Alabama businesses are able to be their own registered agents. This means you can designate yourself to accept official notices and service of process for your business, and there are only a few requirements you must meet in order to be the registered agent.
How do I register a business in Alabama?
To register your Alabama LLC, you’ll need to file the Articles of Organization with the Alabama Secretary of State. You can apply online or by mail. Read our Form an LLC in Alabama guide for details. Or use a professional service like ZenBusiness or LegalZoom to form your LLC for you.