Each state has different requirements for forming a limited liability company (LLC), and the District of Columbia has its own requirements. Whether you are starting a business or incorporating a business already in existence, you'll want to understand the state requirements for LLC formation.
At BizFilings, we clearly outline our fees and the Washington DC state fees. When you view our pricing to form an LLC you plainly see:
The LLC name must end with "Limited Liability Company," "LLC" or "L.L.C." The word “Bank” cannot be used unless the company is a bank.
The following are Washington DC’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
The document required to form an LLC in DC is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Washington DC's requirements include:
Washington DC allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC) .
After forming a limited liability company (LLC) , you must undertake certain steps on an ongoing basis to keep your business in compliance. These steps are also important in preserving the limited liability an LLC provides its owner(s). This guide outlines the ongoing requirements for DC LLCs.
The following are taxation requirements and ongoing fees in DC:
Business licenses and/or permits are required for most businesses. The BizFilings Business License Application Package can help you stay on top of these requirements.
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.
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