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Launch Your Very Own LLC With Confidence

With 48 years of legal help, Nolo has you covered.

What Would You Like to Name Your LLC?

Packages from $49 (plus state filing fees)

Nolo's Filing Includes:

  • Company name validation
  • Articles of organization
  • Unlimited customer service support
  • Customized operating agreement
  • Automated error checking
  • And more...

It’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3

Package LLC
Step 1

Generate a Profile & Select Your Package

Answer a few questions for us to get to know your business better. We offer a number of packages for you to choose from. Select the one that works the absolute best for you.

LLC Describe
Step 2

Describe Your LLC

Fill out our easy-to-use step-by-step guide with all of the information needed to form your LLC in your selected state. Save your progress as you go, and file when you’re ready.

Launch LLC
Step 3

Start Doing Business!

Once you submit your order the rest is left to us. We'll handle all of the complicated documentation and filing so you don't have to.

Why Form an LLC?

Most business can benefit from forming a limited liability company (LLC), no matter what their size. Whether you want to form a multi-member LLC or a single-member LLC (SMLLC), this product can be tailored to fit your needs.

  • Members

    Single-member or multi-member ownership structure

  • Tax

    Owners can report profit & loss on their individual tax returns

  • Unlimited

    Limit your liability and protect your personal assets

  • Minutes

    Easy to run, fewer record keeping requirements

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Is an LLC Right For My Business?

Learn about the most common business ownership structures below

Overview

A limited liability company is a business ownership structure that separates your personal affairs from your business affairs.

Benefits

When set up properly, an LLC shields your personal assets from being taken to pay business debts or claims against the business, like a corporation.

An LLC has fewer formalities than a corporation: no stock, no board of directors, and no required annual meetings.

An LLC has easy pass-through taxation (like a sole proprietorship or partnership), where profits and losses are passed through to the owners and taxed on their personal income tax returns.

Disadvantages

An LLC can’t sell shares to the public or issue stock options.

Overview

A sole proprietorship is a one-owner business that has not been registered as a limited liability company, corporation, or any other type of legal entity.

Benefits

For IRS purposes, the owner (sole proprietor) and the business are one tax entity, meaning that business profits are reported and taxed on the owner's personal tax return.

An LLC has fewer formalities than a corporation: no stock, no board of directors, and no required annual meetings.

Disadvantages

The main downside of a sole proprietorship is that its owner is personally liable for all business debts. This means that the owner is at risk of losing personal assets, such as a house, if the business is sued.

Overview

A partnership is a legal structure for a business of two or more individuals.

Benefits

Partners have pass-through taxation, where profits and losses are passed through to each partner's personal income tax returns.

Disadvantages

Each owner (partner) is personally liable for all debts of the business, and any partner can bind the partnership (and thus the other partners) to a business deal or contract.

Overview

A corporation is a structure that allows a business to organize as a separate legal entity from its owners (shareholders).

Benefits

An advantage of incorporating is that shareholders are legally shielded from personal liability for the corporation's liabilities and debts.

Disadvantages

Corporations are required to follow formalities such as issuing shares of stock, appointing a board of directors, and holding annual meetings.

And because a corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners, the company itself is taxed on all profits that it can't deduct as business expenses (including money kept in the company and money paid out as dividends).

Overview

A limited liability company is a business ownership structure that separates your personal affairs from your business affairs.

Benefits

When set up properly, an LLC shields your personal assets from being taken to pay business debts or claims against the business, like a corporation.

An LLC has fewer formalities than a corporation: no stock, no board of directors, and no required annual meetings.

An LLC has easy pass-through taxation (like a sole proprietorship or partnership), where profits and losses are passed through to the owners and taxed on their personal income tax returns.

Disadvantages

An LLC can’t sell shares to the public or issue stock options.

Overview

A sole proprietorship is a one-owner business that has not been registered as a limited liability company, corporation, or any other type of legal entity.

Benefits

For IRS purposes, the owner (sole proprietor) and the business are one tax entity, meaning that business profits are reported and taxed on the owner's personal tax return.

An LLC has fewer formalities than a corporation: no stock, no board of directors, and no required annual meetings.

Disadvantages

The main downside of a sole proprietorship is that its owner is personally liable for all business debts. This means that the owner is at risk of losing personal assets, such as a house, if the business is sued.

Overview

A partnership is a legal structure for a business of two or more individuals.

Benefits

Partners have pass-through taxation, where profits and losses are passed through to each partner's personal income tax returns.

Disadvantages

Each owner (partner) is personally liable for all debts of the business, and any partner can bind the partnership (and thus the other partners) to a business deal or contract.

Overview

A corporation is a structure that allows a business to organize as a separate legal entity from its owners (shareholders).

Benefits

An advantage of incorporating is that shareholders are legally shielded from personal liability for the corporation's liabilities and debts.

Disadvantages

Corporations are required to follow formalities such as issuing shares of stock, appointing a board of directors, and holding annual meetings.

And because a corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners, the company itself is taxed on all profits that it can't deduct as business expenses (including money kept in the company and money paid out as dividends).

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