Montana LLC Formation

If you want to form a business entity that earns a profit, but limits taxes and personal liability, you may want to consider forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC). LLCs also have the same powers afforded to a corporation. Forming an LLC in Montana is easy, fast, and affordable.

Montana LLC Costs
TotalLegal Fee $99
Montana Filing Fee $70
Total $169

Naming the LLC

The name of each LLC must contain the words "limited liability company" or "limited company" or the abbreviations "l.l.c.", "l.c.", "llc", or "lc".

Required Information

You will need to provide the name of your LLC, the business address of the LLC, the Registered Agent's name and physical address, and the name(s) and address(es) of the member(s)/owner(s) of the LLC.

Steps to Forming a Montana LLC

  1. Complete the TotalLegal online interview.
  2. TotalLegal performs an LLC name availability search.
  3. TotalLegal will file your LLC with the Montana Secretary of State.

When approved, TotalLegal will upload your Articles of Organization to your account, and send you an email letting you know you are approved to do business in Montana.

Montana LLC Advantages

  • A low state filing fee.
  • Fast approval times.
    Since TotalLegal files electronically for you, your LLC is typically approved in a few business days.

Maintaining a Montana LLC

It's not hard at all. Each Montana LLC is required to file an Annual Report by April 15 of each calendar year. All LLCs who have not filed an annual report will receive Involuntary Dissolution / Revocation Intent Notices by September 1. All LLCs who have not filed an annual report will be Involuntarily Dissolved by December 1 of the same calendar year.

Making Changes to Your LLC

Making changes to your LLC in Montana is very inexpensive compared to other states. Most amendments and changes range between $15-$20. Amending your LLC and/or changing your Registered Agent can be done online on the Montana Secretary of State's website.

Why use TotalLegal?

TotalLegal provides your LLC with a free Operating Agreement, which makes opening a bank account for your LLC in Montana much easier.