Which states in the United states have the lowest overall fees for incorporating and maintaining a LLC for a non-resident


There are many states that have low LLC state filing fees like Arizona, New Mexico, Ohio, Mississippi, Missouri. ($50-$100 range)

However, for most non-residents, Delaware is very popular. This is because of the well established business law processes & procedures in Delaware. Most of the fortune 500 companies incorporate in Delaware for this reason. The cost of incorporating LLC is $90 state registration and $300 every year for LLC fees.

In addition, you require a registered agent located in Delaware.

Overall, this expense should be added as part of your startup expenses and ongoing administrative expenses in your business forecasts. From tax perspective in US, you can deduct these costs as a business expense.

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