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 Ohio state fees. When you view our pricing to form an LLC you plainly see:
The LLC name must end with "Limited Liability Company," "Limited," "Ltd.," "LLC" or "L.L.C." It must be distinguishable from the name of another domestic or foreign LLC authorized to do business in the state and from any trade name. It must not contain language implying it is connected with a government agency of the United States. Use of the words "Bank" or "Trust" requires approval from the Superintendent of Banks, and use of the word "Insurance" requires approval from the Department of Insurance.
The following are Ohio’s requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:
The document required to form an LLC in Ohio is called the Articles of Organization. The information required in the formation document varies by state. Ohio's requirements include:
Ohio does not allow professionals, such as accountants, attorneys or physicians to form a professional limited liability company (PLLC) .
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in Ohio:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.