New Jersey 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 New Jersey is easy, fast, and affordable.

New Jersey LLC Costs
TotalLegal Fee $99
New Jersey Filing Fee $128.50
Total $227.50

Naming the LLC

The name of the limited liability company must contain the words “limited liability company” or the abbreviation “L.L.C.,” or “LLC”. The LLC name should not contain the words "corporation," "limited" or "incorporated" or the abbreviations "co.", "corp.", "ltd." or "inc."

Required Information

You will need to provide the name of your LLC, the Registered Agent’s name and physical address, the business purpose of the LLC, the member’s name(s) and address(es), and the name of the organizer (the person forming the LLC).

Steps to Forming a New Jersey LLC

  1. Complete the TotalLegal online interview.
  2. TotalLegal performs an LLC name availability search.
  3. TotalLegal will file your LLC with the New Jersey 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 New Jersey.

New Jersey LLC Advantages

  • TotalLegal files your LLC online, so your New Jersey LLCs are usually approved the same business day.

Maintaining an New Jersey LLC

It's not hard at all. Each New Jersey LLC is required to file an annual report every year. The annual report due date for all businesses is the last day of the anniversary month of the entity's formation in New Jersey. All annual reports are filed online. An annual report due notice is sent to the registered agent of record three months prior to the due date.

Making Changes to Your LLC

The Department of Revenue provides the forms you need to make any necessary changes to your LLC. Just download and complete the form, and mail to the Department of Revenue. The fee to make changes is typically $100.

Why use TotalLegal?

TotalLegal provides your LLC with a free Operating Agreement. Since your approved LLC's Articles of Organization do not list the owners (members) of the LLC, having all of this information in your Operating Agreement will make opening a bank account for your LLC in New Jersey very easy.