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Quick Notes on Incorporating in Kentucky


Processing time State fees Our fee
10 to 12 business days
on average
$50
C-Corp or S-Corp
$40
LLC
Kentucky has an average incorporation processing time of 10 to 12 business days.

The state of Kentucky requires a fee of $50 to form a C-Corp or S-Corp, and a fee of $40 to form an LLC (Limited Liability Company).

These Kentucky state fees are in addition to our incorporation fee, which is $139 for our Standard Package, $297 for our Premier Package, or $773 for our Venture Package.


Kentucky maintenance requirements for C-Corps and S-Corps
Kentucky businesses must file Annual Statements with the Secretary of State by the last day of June, setting forth the corporation's name, the state where it is incorporated, the address of the registered office of the corporation, the registered agent's name, and the names and business addresses of directors and principal officers. The fee is $15.
The application for a Sales & Use Tax Permit can be downloaded here:

http://revenue.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/15C3FAD4-2959-439B-B48B-978B04E3CFC6/0/10a100.pdf


Kentucky maintenance requirements for LLCs
Kentucky businesses must file Annual Statements with the Secretary of State by the last day of June, setting forth the corporation's name, the state where it is incorporated, the address of the registered office of the corporation, the registered agent's name, and the names and business addresses of directors and principal officers.

The fee is $15.