Forming An LLC In NYC & New York State

New York is one of the most sought after and prestigious locations to start a company. The reputation for high flying business success is second to none, and having a business address here is guaranteed to get your company noticed.

Foreign investors considering forming an LLC in NYC or State will benefit greatly from the favourable economy in the area. With well over 1 trillion dollars of gross state product achieved annually, businesses here have perhaps the greatest potential for success.

There are many industries that are incredibly successful, including manufacturing and (perhaps more surprisingly) agriculture. Forming an LLC in NYC & New York State invariably centres on banking and financial services, for which the state is well known as a world leader, but also embraces some of the less well known industries such as wine production.

Most importantly though, you will benefit from the enormous popularity of the state as a business and tourist destination, which in turn attracts investors.

We have a variety of New York company formation  packages and services, offering both serviced and virtual offices to our clients, financial advice and legal services. Start An American Company can even sign the paperwork on your behalf, so you don’t need to make the journey yourself during the registration process.


Requirements for Forming An LLC In NYC / New York State

  •  Minimum share capital $1
  •  An increase in the shares may cause an increase in the initial filing fee
  •  At least one director is required
  •  Residency for directors is not required
  •  Directors are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation
  •  The name must contain corporation, incorporation or an abbreviation
  •  The name must not be similar to another corporation

Our New York LLC Fees

Given the variation in where you choose to set up your business, and the unique requirements of every application, we work on a POA basis. Get in touch for a speedy quote!

How Long Does It Take To Open an LLC in NYC / New York State?

Applications can be completed in approximately one week, upon receipt of all relevant information and barring external factors. The documents can be sent to you anywhere in the world.

Serviced Or Virtual Offices in NYC / New York State

Our serviced offices give our clients a fully equipped office in one of the many sought after areas in New York. We arrange a secretary, receptionist, mail, and conference room as well as making sure that your company has all the latest office technology needed to open a New York company immediately.

Alternatively you can opt for our one of our virtual offices; all your calls and emails are directed from New York to anywhere you want in the world, allowing you to be in control of your new company wherever you are. Start an American Company can also set up a mail and fax forwarding service from the virtual office.

Corporate Taxes in New York

We can assist you with:

  • Corporate Business Tax credits
  • Corporate Business Tax exemptions
  • Corporate Sales Tax exemptions
  • Real and Personal Tax exemptions
  • Enterprise Zones


Contact us and we  will introduce you directly  to an insured and regulated CPA/Accountant in the USA who will be able to review your requirements with you.

How To Form An LLC In New York

When forming an LLC in NYC or New York State, we will require the following:

  •  A completed application form
  • 100% of the company formation cost due on receipt of a pro-forma invoice from us
  • A certified copy of each Directors/Shareholders passport
  • Two utility bills less than three months old
If you are interested in company registration New York or require more information on New York Incorporation, Start An American Company is here to help you. We ensure that all the preliminary financial arrangements are made prior to formation so that once the incorporation process is underway you won’t have to worry about the company finances. Our dedicated team of financial and legal professionals understand every aspect of running a successful business and will transfer that knowledge on your behalf to ensure that you achieve business success. Call one of our team members today for advice on New York company incorporation from anywhere in the world.