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Kentucky LLC

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When you file an LLC ( Limited Liability Company ) with the secretary of state, you gain the advantages of limited liability for the entity's debts and obligations. An LLC combines aspects of partnerships and corporations, so it is less formal and more flexible than a typical corporation, yet offers protection and advantages that are almost the same.

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Advantages of an LLC:

  • LLCs are easy to set up and maintain
  • Members are typically not liable for the debts of the LLC
  • Income and losses can be passed through to members as in a sole proprietorship or partnership
  • LLCs do not have the same corporate formalities as a corporation
  • An LLC has a flexible management and ownership structure

Kentucky Specific Filing Requirements:

  • Limited Liability Companies doing business in Kentucky must distinguish themselves with the phrase 'Limited Liability Company,' or the abbreviations 'LLC,' 'LC,' or 'LTD CO.'
  • LLCs cannot act as their own registered agent in Kentucky. So LLCs must name either someone who lives full time in the state, or another company authorized to do business in the state, and give that person's or business's physical address in Kentucky. Registered agents must also fill out and send in a Statement of Consent.
  • Annual reports must be filed between January 1st and June 40th every year following the calendar year during which the LLC was formed.
  • The state generally completes filings within 3 business days*.

Incorporate In Kentucky

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Business owners most commonly form a corporation to protect their personal assets from their business liabilities. A correctly structured corporation allows owners, directors & officers to manage and run the business without worrying that they could potentially lose their home, car and personal savings due to business obligations or debts.

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Reasons to file a Kentucky Corporation:

  • Separate yourself from the business and reduce your personal liability.
  • Potential tax benefits not offered to Sole Proprietors & Partnerships.
  • A C-Corporation has no limit on shareholders.
  • Shareholders are not required to be United States Citizens in a C-Corporation.
  • More professional business structure in the eyes of consumers.

Kentucky Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state does not require a business address located within Kentucky.
  • The state generally completes filings within 3 business days*.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

Kentucky Non-Profit Corporation

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Business owners most commonly form a corporation to protect their personal assets from their business liabilities. A correctly structured corporation allows owners, directors & officers to manage and run the business without worrying that they could potentially lose their home, car and personal savings due to business obligations

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File a Non-Profit Corporation in Kentucky

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Reasons to file an Kentucky Non profit Corporation:

  • A 501(c) organization, also known as a "non-profit", is an American tax-exempt non-profit organization.
  • There is a deduction, for federal income tax purposes, for some donors who make charitable contributions to most types of 501(c)(3) organizations.
  • There are 28 types of non-profit organizations that are exempt from some federal income taxes.
  • When becoming a non-profit, you first must become incorporated as one in your state. Then the corporation can apply for the tax exempt status.
  • To accept money or donations for a qualifying entity (such as churches, charities & civic leagues), a nonprofit entity should be filed.

Kentucky Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state does not require a business address located within Kentucky.
  • Generally filings are completed within 7 business days* at the state level.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

Kentucky Professional Corporation

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If a corporation will be engaging in what your state might call professional services, then a "Professional Corporation" must be formed pursuant to certain statutory provisions. professional services according to most states usually consists of services like medical services, legal services, accounting and financial services etc.

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File a Professional Corporation in Kentucky

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Reasons to file an Kentucky Professional Corporation:

  • Professional corporations (abbreviated as PC or P.C.) are corporate entities that are required by licensing boards, for such professionals as attorneys, architects, engineers, public accountants and physicians.
  • Legal regulations applying to professional corporations typically differ in important ways from other corporations.
  • Professional corporations may exist as part of a larger, corporate entity. For example, a law firm or medical practice might be organized as a partnership of several or many professional corporations.

Kentucky Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state does not require a business address located within Kentucky.
  • Generally filings are completed within 7 business days* at the state level.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

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State Information:

Kentucky has made starting a business, and finding information related to starting a business, fairly easy. The state maintains what it calls a 'one-stop' business portal with everything an entrepreneur would need to start a business in Kentucky.

A historically rural state, Kentucky has become much more industrialized in recent years, especially in the auto, medical product, and energy industries. Of course the rural industries still contribute quite a bit to the state's economy, and Kentucky is still one of the leading states in producing cattle, goat, and corn. Small businesses continue to be founded in Kentucky thanks to the prospect of continued expansion and a supportive state government. Click here to learn more about starting a business in Kentucky.

*State filing turn around times are subject to change without notice. Times listed on our site are accurate at the time of our last update.


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