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Every state has its own rules for forming an LLC (Limited Liability Company) and New Hampshire is no exception. Learning New Hampshire’s requirements will help prepare you for the formation process.
Your New Hampshire LLC’s name must contain one of the following: "Limited Liability Company," "LLC," “L. L. C.“ or "L.L.C." The name must not be the same as or deceptively similar to the name of any LLC authorized to transact business in the state, any reserved or registered name, the fictitious name of a foreign LLC, domestic or foreign limited partnership, or any other business entity. The name must not contain language implying the LLC is organized for a purpose not permitted by the Act or its Certificate of Formation.
The following are New Hampshire’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
In New Hampshire, you form an LLC by filing a Certificate of Formation and paying the required fee. New Hampshire's requirements include:
An LLC in New Hampshire must provide both a Registered Agent and a Registered Office. The Registered Office is the Registered Agents business address where the agent can be found for Service of Process. A post office box is not acceptable for the Registered Agent’s address.
New Hampshire allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC).
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