Kissimmee, FL asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Tax Law for Florida

Q: Filing taxes for a new LLC in Florida

Dear Professionals,

I registered my LLC with the state of Florida last October, but I have not been able to start running my business properly.

My company status is showing Active and I would like to prevent the status from changing into Inactive.

Given that I have not made any profit from the company, how can I file taxes to keep the company status as active on Sunbiz?

Thanks

3 Lawyer Answers
Evelyn Suero
Evelyn Suero
Answered
  • Miami, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: In order to maintain an "active status" with the Florida Department of State, an annual report must be filed each year for your business entity. More info is available on Sunbiz.org.

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Answered
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Making money or filing tax returns has nothing to do with keeping your LLC active.

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn
Answered
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Englewood, CO

A: Those two things are not related. For the state file the annual report. If you have no income or expenses you don't have to file a Sch C for the business.

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