A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a combination of partnership and corporate structure wherein in the owners of the company hold the least amount of liability. In other words, in a LLC formation the owners or members of the company cannot be held liable for the debts of company.

Such a formation has its own advantages and disadvantages, some of which include, A LLC formation unlike otherwise has to be dissolved upon filing bankruptcy, as long as they qualify for such a tax format such a formation unlike others can choose if they want to pay taxes as a as a sole proprietor, partnership, S corporation or C corporation, it is difficult to raise investments being in such a formation, unlike corporations, are not required to form board of directors and their management structure may be unfamiliar to many, etc.

There are different types of LLC’s such as PLLC (Professional Limited Liability Company), SLLC (Series Limited Liability Company) and L3C. Laws, rules and regulations for LLC differ from state to state depending on the formation.

Each state may use different regulations, and you should check with your state if you are interested in starting a Limited Liability Company. You may download LLC forms for the United States of America below.

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Certificate of Formation – Washington Limited Liability Company

To form a Limited Liability Company you need to submit this form to the Secretary of State, Corporation Department of  Washington. The forms need to be completely filled along with a filing fee of $180. If you need to expedite the service an additional fee of $50 should be included. The checks or money order must be payable to “Secretary of State”. Also note that all fees are non-refundable so when filing make sure you have all the required documents and fill in the form carefully without making any mistakes.

The complete Certification of Formation – Washington LLC form is divided into 7 sections namely Articles 1 to 7.

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New York (LLC) Limited Liablity Company Form

The New York LLC Form is used when you want to form a Limited Liability Company in the State of New York, The articles of organization must be filled pursuant to Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law, with the Department of State . Download and submit this form to the Secretary of State Office in New York with a filing fee of $200 for expedited Service add an extra $35.

Before filing the Articles of Organization Form you may want to perform a Name Search to check the availability.

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