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 Maryland state fees. When you view our pricing to form an LLC you plainly see:
The name of an LLC must end with "Limited Liability Company," "L.L.C., "LLC," "L.C." or "LC." The name may not contain language stating or implying that the LLC is organized for a purpose other than the one permitted by the Articles of Organization. The name cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to that of a domestic or foreign-qualified LLC. Listing wording within parentheses within the company name implies multiple names and is not allowed.
The following are Maryland’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
The document required to form an LLC in Maryland is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Maryland's requirements include:
Maryland does not allow professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC) ; however, professionals may incorporate their businesses as an LLC .
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Maryland:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.