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 Massachusetts 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," "Limited Company," "LC," "LLC" or "L.L.C." Symbols cannot be used in a company name. The name may not be the same as the name or trade name of a Massachusetts LLC, foreign LLC, firm, association, person carrying on business in Massachusetts or name under reservation. It may also not be so similar as to be mistaken for another name unless given the written consent of the existing LLC, firm, association or person. The words "United States," "U.S." or "Veteran" imply an association with the government and cannot be used.
The following are the Massachusetts requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
The document required to form an LLC in Massachusetts is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. The Massachusetts requirements include:
Massachusetts allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC) .
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Massachusetts:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.