How to Start an LLC

Five Easy Steps to Start an LLC

Five Basic Steps to Start an LLC:

  • Step 1. Select a State
  • Step 2. Name your LLC
  • Step 3. Choose a Registered Agent
  • Step 4. File the Articles of Organization
  • Step 5. Create an Operating Agreement

Form Your LLC

Use our Free LLC Formation Guide to form a limited liability company in 5 simple steps by yourself, only paying your state's fees. With our easy-to-understand process, you'll be further along the path to launching your business and ultimately achieving your dreams.

Or, see the Top 5 LLC Formation Services if you'd rather have a professional service form your company for you, and want to avoid expensive attorney fees.

Our other popular LLC resources include a Free LLC Operating Agreement Template, our LLC Tax Guide, and information about Small Business Insurance.

Learn the Basics of LLC Formation

Before jumping into the LLC formation process, you should familiarize yourself with key terms. Visit our learning page before you get started. There you can find helpful information and also access free legal documents for your business.

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Start a Business in your State

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.

Local Resources

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:

  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Business Planning
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Research Assistance
  • Financial Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Legal Assistance
  • Coworking
  • Product Development

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