How Much Does an LLC Cost in Illinois


Your LLC may need licenses or permits from local or state agencies to engage in specific business activities. Many of these licenses and permits require application fees and annual renewals.

Illinois does not have a general statewide business license requirement, except for businesses that sell or lease goods subject to sales tax. For that, your LLC will need a Certificate of Registration or Certificate of License from the Illinois Department of Revenue. You do not have to pay to obtain the certificate, but you will be obligated to collect and remit sales tax.

You may need permits or licenses from your local government, a state agency, or the federal government for specific activities. Examples of permits may include: