Starting Your LLC

Find out how to start an LLC and learn state LLC requirements in our Starting an LLC section. Get the information you need to start an LLC fast and efficiently.

Do I Have to Use LLC in the Business Name?

While the rules vary from state to state, it's worth knowing what they are before choosing a name for your LLC.

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How to Choose an LLC Name

It’s worth the time and effort to choose the right name for your company. This list will help you find the best name for your business.

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6 Reasons You Shouldn't Be Your Own Registered Agent

Appointing yourself registered agent for your company sounds like it might be the simplest solution, but in fact, it's not advisable.

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How Do I Obtain a Federal Tax ID When Forming an LLC?

If you open a business bank account or plan to hire employees, your LLC needs an EIN, or federal tax ID number. Find out your options for completing…

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Advantages of an LLC

Here are six of the reasons that limited liability companies have become a popular choice for small businesses.

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What Is the Owner of an LLC Called?

You aren’t required to use any particular title, but you do need to make sure that the title you choose is appropriate and doesn’t mislead anyone.

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Can I Form an LLC While Employed or Working at Another Job?

If an LLC, or Limited Liability Company, seems like the ideal vehicle for your side business, you may be wondering if you can form an LLC while…

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How to Pay Yourself in an LLC

As a business owner, you have many options for paying yourself, but each comes with tax implications.

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Is it better to have an LLC or DBA?

Your choice will likely come down to cost and the level of liability protection you need. Find if a DBA or LLC is right for you.

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The Cost of Starting an LLC in Florida

There are multiple fees associated with registering an LLC in Florida. Before you start the registration process it's helpful to know what to expect.

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