Each state has different requirements for forming a limited liability company (LLC). 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 California 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” or variations cannot be used in LLC names.
The following are California’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
The document required to form an LLC in California is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. California's requirements include:
Some states require additional filings or steps at the time of incorporation, such as a county level filing, publishing notice of the LLC formation in a local newspaper or an initial report filing. California requires the following:
California does not allow professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form professional limited liability companies (PLLCs) .
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in California:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.