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LLC:
Protect Yourself.
Tame Taxes.
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#1 choice for small business owners

  • Limit personal liability and protect assets.
  • Pass through income and avoid double taxation.
  • Minimize ongoing state requirements, maximize management flexibility and profit sharing options.
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Your LLC, done right. Work with LLC formation specialists focused on your business success.

LLC Overview

Over 1 million LLCs are formed each year for a reason.

Protect Your Assets

LLC owners are not held personally liable for business debts or legal liabilities, so your personal assets are protected.

Tax Choices and Benefits to
Maximize Your Income

Get tax benefits from the flexibility of an LLC, and avoid double taxation

Chart Your Own Course for Success

Determine how management decisions are made with an LLC Operating Agreement

More Focus on Business,
Less on Formalities

LLCs are easy to form and to operate, and allow you to focus on business results instead of paperwork.

What is a Limited Liability Company?

A Limited Liability Company (LLC) combines the flexibility of a partnership with the credibility and asset protection of a corporation. The operating agreement spells out rules for managing the business and allocating profits and losses. By default, an LLC’s income and losses pass-through to the owners and are taxed at their tax rate.

Does an LLC need to hold formal meetings?

State law dictates a corporation’s notice and meeting requirements, but the LLC’s operating agreement establishes its meeting and notice requirements. So, LLC owners can dispense with many corporate formalities, including annual shareholders’ and directors’ meetings. LLC’s also have fewer requirements regarding right of inspection of the company’s documents.

What’s the difference between an S Corporation and an LLC?

Although both are pass-through structures, an S Corporation must allocate each owner’s percentage of the income and loss based on ownership percentage. In an LLC, the operating agreement controls this allocation. However, unlike LLCs, S corporations can pay the owners a salary which can lower overall taxes for the owners.

Is an LLC right for me?

If you want flexibility in allocating income and profits, pass-through taxation, fewer corporate formalities (such as required meetings) and asset protection—then an LLC might be the right choice. But there are trade-offs, particularly in financing options. Your accountant or attorney can help weigh the pros and cons.

Asked Most Often

  • What is a Limited Liability Company?
  • Does an LLC need to hold formal meetings?
  • What are the main differences between
    an S Corporation, a C Corporation, and an LLC?
  • Is an LLC right for me?

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Choose Your Package



LLC

starting at $289* + state fees

Features

  • Formation Preparation & Filing

    Formation Preparation & Filing

    Articles of Organization need to be filed in the state of formation.

  • Verify Name Availability

    Verify Name Availability

    Make sure your desired business name is available in the state of formation.

  • Registered Agent Services

    Registered Agent Services

    Your LLC needs a registered agent in its home state and in every state where it is registered to do business.


LLC
Plus

starting at $389* + state fees

Features

  • Formation Preparation & Filing

    Formation Preparation & Filing

    Articles of Organization need to be filed in the state of formation.

  • Verify Name Availability

    Verify Name Availability

    Make sure your desired business name is available in the state of formation.

  • Registered Agent Services

    Registered Agent Services

    Your LLC needs a registered agent in its home state and in every state where it is registered to do business.

  • Federal Tax EIN

    Federal Tax EIN

    CT can help you obtain your federal Employer Identification Number which is required to open a bank account as well as to file taxes.

  • Annual Report Managed Services

    Annual Report Managed Services

    Never miss a deadline with CT’s managed annual report filing service.

Best Value


LLC
Complete

starting at $489* + state fees

Features

  • Formation Preparation & Filing

    Formation Preparation & Filing

    Articles of Organization need to be filed in the state of formation.

  • Verify Name Availability

    Verify Name Availability

    Make sure your desired business name is available in the state of formation.

  • Registered Agent Services

    Registered Agent Services

    Your LLC needs a registered agent in its home state and in every state where it is registered to do business.

  • Federal Tax EIN

    Federal Tax EIN

    CT can help you obtain your federal Employer Identification Number which is required to open a bank account as well as to file taxes.

  • Annual Report Managed Services

    Annual Report Managed Services

    Never miss a deadline with CT’s managed annual report filing service.

  • Corporate Kit & Seal

    Corporate Kit & Seal

    Customized binder and slipcase with your company name, along with your official company seal for document authentication, an ownership transfer ledger, LLC membership certificates, and a sample operating agreement.

  • Certified Copy of State Documents

    Certified Copy of State Documents

    Obtain a certified copy of your official business formation documents as proof of its legal existence.

Need help choosing the right package?

Talk to a CT Professional:

Ask about our customized solution bundles tailored to your needs.

Quality. Guaranteed.

If your initial filing is not accepted by the State, CT will re-file it for FREE.

Our customers include over 75% of Fortune 1000 companies, and 70% of the National Law Journal Top 250 law firms.

Our Formation Process. Simple. Supported.

Our business formation specialists ensure your LLC is done right.

1. Pick a package

Choose your preferred package based on your specific needs and state requirements.

2. Phone consultation

A CT specialist will call you to verify specifics, answer questions, and make sure your filing information is correct.

3. Filing

We prepare and file all necessary paperwork with the state.

Approved

Receive your official documents by mail and get ready for business. Your filing is backed by our satisfaction guarantee.

Have questions and need help?

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Other services sell legal forms. CT delivers formation expertise.

Terms & Conditions

* The $150 savings on the purchase of business formation packages is calculated based on the standard costs of the bundled CT services when purchased individually. Offer does not apply to custom packages or any other packages. Savings is reflected in listed package pricing. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Pricing is subject to applicable state and local fees. Listed price is the first year price; Subsequent years are $289. CT reserves the right to modify or terminate this offer at any time.

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