How to Start Your LLC

Starting an LLC and setting up your business is easier than you think. There are 8 basic steps you must take to get started.

  1. Choose your State (Click here if you are wondering what state to choose)
  2. Pick a Name for Your LLC (Best Practices for naming your LLC)
  3. Choose a Business Address
  4. Decide on a Registered Agent
  5. Complete and File Your LLC Articles of Organization
  6. Prepare Your Operating Agreement
  7. Complete an Online SS4 form to obtain an EIN (Employer Identification Number) for Your LLC
  8. Open your Business Bank Account
 

We'll walk you through these steps one at a time.

Here's a video you should watch BEFORE you start the process of setting up your LLC.

If you would rather use our DIY LLC service to help you set everything up, you can click here.

Let's get to it!

Choose the State to File Your LLC

(Please be patient as we continue to build out these pages one at a time. If you would like to access our comprehensive 50 state LLC database with complete instructions on how to start your LLC, click here).

Alabama LLC
Alaska LLC
Arizona LLC
Arkansas LLC
California LLC
Colorado LLC
Connecticut LLC
Delaware LLC
Florida LLC
Georgia LLC
Hawaii LLC
Idaho LLC
Illinois LLC
Indiana LLC
Iowa LLC
Kansas LLC
Kentucky LLC

Louisiana LLC
Maine LLC
Maryland LLC
Massachusetts LLC
Michigan LLC
Minnesota LLC
Mississippi LLC
Missouri LLC
Montana LLC
Nebraska LLC
Nevada LLC
New Hampshire LLC
New Jersey LLC
New Mexico LLC
New York LLC
North Carolina LLC
North Dakota LLC

Ohio LLC
Oklahoma LLC
Oregon LLC
Pennsylvania LLC
Rhode Island LLC
South Carolina LLC
South Dakota LLC
Tennessee LLC
Texas LLC
Utah LLC
Vermont LLC
Virginia LLC
Washington LLC
Washington DC LLC
West Virginia LLC
Wisconsin LLC
Wyoming LLC