We provide a simple step-by-step guide to LLC formation for all 50 states.

Did you know that you can start an LLC without expensive attorneys and formation services?

We have gathered all the information you need to incorporate your business with the State so you can get your LLC up and running fast. You'll find the specific links, documents and information for your state's company formation process.

The only payments you will have to make are for filing fees that are sometimes required by the State.

Form an LLC from outside the US

Open a Company in the USA

Open a Company in the USA

You don't have to be a resident of the US to own an LLC in the US. Read our guide on expanding your company to the US, and discover all the benefits.

Learn the Basics

Just starting out? Learn the basics behind starting your own LLC. We have provided answers to all of your questions on the following pages:

What is an LLC?

What is an LLC?

A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business that is its own legal entity; they can be a single member LLC (a single owner) or a multimember LLC (multiple owners). If you are looking to launch a start-up company, you can learn about the many advantages of starting an LLC.

What is an Operating Agreement?

What is an Operating Agreement?

An Operating Agreement is the official contract that governs the internal operations of the business in a way that suits all needs of its owners. Learn more about what an Operating Agreement is and if it is required in your state. Also, check out the FREE Sample Operating Agreement we have provided.

What is a Registered Agent?

What is a Registered Agent?

A registered agent is a person or business nominated by your company to officially receive and send papers on your behalf. Such papers include service of process of legal action, and state filings. Learn more about Registered Agents and why it is highly recommended for small business owners to have one.

What is Workers’ Compensation?

What is Workers’ Compensation?

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance that pays an employee who cannot work because he or she has been injured while working. Depending on the nature of the job, you may be required to provide Workers' Compensation to your employees. Here you can read more about workers' compensation.

What is General Liability Insurance?

What is General Liability Insurance?

General Liability insurance (also known as Commercial Insurance) protects your business assets. It also pays for obligations that may arise from legal claims. Without General Liability Insurance, said legal obligations could possibly cost you your entire business.

What is Professional Liability Insurance?

What is Professional Liability Insurance?

If you provide a service to a customer, professional liability insurance protects you and your company from lawsuits claiming errors and omissions in the provision of those services.

LLC Formation Service Reviews

Interested in having a proffesional service form an LLC for you? Two popular options are LegalZoom and IncFile. Check out review for each service.

IncFile: LLC Formation

We formed our own LLC using IncFile and have reported our findings. Find out whether IncFile’s LLC formation service is right for your business.

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LegalZoom: LLC Formation

We formed our own LLC using LegalZoom and have reported our findings. Find out whether LegalZoom’s LLC formation service is right for your business.

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