State of georgia. If I want to start a company as a sole proprietor (dba) can I later convert it to an llc?

Viktoriya S. ∙ December 26, 2019

Usually, you do not need to convert you Sole Proprietorship to an LLC because you SP is not registered with a Secretary of State. You will just need to create (register) your LLC as a new entity with a Secretary of the State and it will be enough to start doing business as an LLC in your state.


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