How To Start an LLC
Have your business idea ready? When starting a business, we recommend using an LLC for your business structure. This provides tax benefits and ensures your personal assets will be protected.
Select your state below for a free guide or hire someone to do the paperwork for you and form your LLC through Northwest with our 85% discount ($29 + state fees).
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Crear una LLC en 6 Sencillos Pasos - Cómo Crear una LLC
Learn the Basics of LLC Formation
Before creating your LLC, you should familiarize yourself with key terms. Visit our learning page before you get started. There you can find helpful information and access free legal documents for your business.
Plan Your Business
To build a strong foundation for your business thorough planning and research is required. TRUiC’s simple tools make it easy.
Now that you have your business formed in order to “open the door” there are few things you will need to take care of.
Free Small Business Startup Course
The TRUiC Small Business Startup Guide is a course that will walk you step-by-step through the entire process of business formation – from idea to launch.
The best part? It's completely free!
Step 1: Register for a Business Center Account
Step 2: Already have a Business Center account? Get Started with the Course!
Learn How To Start a Business
Start your business today with our simple step-by-step guide. In case you want help, we also include contact information for free business resources in every metro region in the United States.
Filing a DBA (Doing Business As), also known as a trade name, fictitious name, or assumed name, is an easy process that you can do yourself with the right guide. Visit our How to File a DBA guide and choose your state to get started today.
Starting a corporation is achieved by filing formation documents with your state and setting up a board of directors. In this guide, we will show you the steps to forming a corporation yourself.
Get Help Starting a Business Near You
We understand that creating an LLC and getting your business up and running comes with many challenges. To help you succeed, we compiled the best local resources in every major metro area in your state. You can get free assistance in the following areas:
- Business Planning
- Sales & Marketing
- Research Assistance
- Financial Planning
- Legal Assistance
- Product Development