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 North Carolina 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," "Ltd. Liability Company," "Limited Liability Co.," "Ltd. Liability Co.," "LLC" or "L.L.C." Names may not contain language stating or implying the LLC is organized for purposes not permitted under North Carolina law and its Articles of Organization. The name must be distinguishable from that of any domestic or foreign LLC and from the reserved or registered name of a corporation, nonprofit corporation or partnership. Use of words such as "Insurance," "Mutual," "Trust," "Wholesale" and "Engineering" must be approved by the appropriate state department or agency.
The following are North Carolina’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
The document required to form an LLC in North Carolina is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. North Carolina's requirements include:
North Carolina 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 North Carolina:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.