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Each state has its own requirements for forming an LLC (Limited Liability Company)—and Utah is no exception. Understanding the requirements will help you get off the right foot when forming an LLC in Utah.
The LLC's must end with "Limited Liability Company," "Limited Company," "Ltd. Co.," "LC," "LLC" or "L.L.C." It must be distinguishable from the name of any domestic LLC, authorized foreign LLC, domestic or foreign corporation or partnership, or reserved or registered name in the State of Utah. Use of the words "Bank," "College," "Institute" and "University" requires additional state department approvals.
The following are Utah’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
You form a Utah LLC by filing Articles of Organization and paying the required fee. The following information that must be included in the Articles:
Utah requires that you appoint—and continuously maintain—an in-state Registered Agent. You must provide the name of the Registered Agent and the agent’s street address in the Articles of Organization. (The address cannot be a post office box. Your agent must be available during normal business hours throughout the year to accept Service of Process and other important legal and tax documents for the business.
Utah allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys, and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC).
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