Annual Requirements

To maintain your LLC's good-standing, the items listed below must be completed annually

Each January 1st We'll invoice you $175 for our Registered Agent fee and an Annual Requirement package that addresses those requirements. Here's what it covers:
  1. Current calendar year Registered Agent service.
  2. Annual Report filing with State of Montana with state fee paid
  3. Montana State Income Tax Return form DER-1 preparation and filing.

You can automate the payment for all annual requirements. For details, click here

As long as you have Montana plates on your vehicle(s) you are required to maintain your LLC in good standing.

1. Registered Agent Service Renewal
What to do Pay our Invoice sent January 1st by credit card or check. We can charge this fee to the credit card we have on file for you. Call or email us if this is what you want.
Form or Link Why do I need a Registered Agent?
Cost $100
Deadlines April 15th
What Happens if late or not done Montana law requires any business in the State have a live representative. If not paid by April 15th, we must withdraw as your Registered Agent and your LLC will be involuntarily dissolved.

2. Annual Report Filing
What to do File online with Sec. of State. Confirm LLC information. Don't change any data unless it's inaccurate. You'll need your folder number found on your Articles of Organization document (e.g. C-123456) We can file this for you for.
Form or Link Online Annual Report Filing
Cost $20
Deadlines April 15th
What Happens if late or not done Your LLC will be in default. To file after the deadline will cost $35. If not paid by November, your LLC will be involuntarily dissolved.

3. MT State Income Tax Return (DER-1) filing
What to do In most cases-if there's no business activity-you may file a Disregarded Entity form. For tax questions call the Dept. of Revenue: 406-444-6900 We can prepare this for you.
Form or Link Printable Disregarded Entity Form
Cost None
Deadlines April 15th
What Happens if late or not done If an annual return is not filed the "powers, rights and privileges of the company may be suspended."