How To Start an LLC
Starting an LLC is Easy
How to Start an LLC in 6 Steps:
- Step 1. Name your LLC
- Step 2. Choose a Registered Agent
- Step 3. File the Articles of Organization
- Step 4. Create an Operating Agreement
- Step 5. Get an EIN
- Step 6. File a Beneficial Ownership Information Report
Form Your LLC
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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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
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!
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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.
A nonprofit business is an organization dedicated to a cause or public service. In our detailed guide,
we'll walk you through how to form a nonprofit in all 50 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
Build a Business Website
New online tools like the GoDaddy Website Builder and
others have made it extremely easy to get your business online with a simple website. Visit TRUiC's guide to
creating your own business website to get started.