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Every state has its own rules regarding LLC (Limited Liability Company) formation—and Alabama is no exception. Understanding the requirements for forming an Alabama LLC makes the formation process easier.
Your LLC’s name must contain the words "Limited Liability Company" or the abbreviations "LLC" or "L.L.C." You can’t use words in your name that imply a business purpose that differs from what you put into your Articles of Organization. Plus, the name you choose cannot be the same as (or deceptively similar to) a name already in use, or a registered or reserved name.
Alabama’s imposed the following requirements regarding members and managers of LLCs:
To form an LLC in Alabama, you must file Articles of Organization with the state and pay the state-imposed filing fee. The following information is required in the Articles of Formation:
Alabama requires the following steps, in addition to filing the Articles of Organization:
Alabama does not allow professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form professional limited liability companies (PLLCs).
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