Limited liability companies (LLCs) are required by Section 301(e) of the Limited Liability Company Law to file a Biennial Statement every two years with the New York Department of State. The Office of the Westchester County Clerk has been informed that LLCs have recently been receiving notices from a private company offering to file its Biennial Statement at a cost of $100. Don’t be persuaded by official-looking mailers. LLCs can file their own Biennial Statement with the New York State Secretary of State for a nominal filing fee of $9. The Statement may be mailed to the Secretary of State or filed online. Instructions on completion of the Statement and online filing are available at  Also, LLCs can register to receive Biennial Statement notices by providing an email address to the Department of State’s Email Address Submission/Update Service at