Choose a unique name in your state that is not already in use. You can confirm the availability of your chosen business name with the Secretary of State for your state.
Hire a registered agent who will serve as your LLC’s official point of contact with the state. It will be authorized to operate in the state and receive legal notices and official documents from your LLC.
Obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This is a unique 9-digit number that identifies your LLC for tax purposes. You can apply for an EIN online through the IRS website.
Draft an operating agreement for the LLC that specifies in which ways the business is run, how much income and loss will be distributed to members, and the procedures for handling disputes among members.
Declaring Articles of Organization with the state where you plan to register your LLC is a document that registers your LLC with the state and provides some basic information about it, such as its name, address, and registered agent.
Get a state license and locate your business in the state where you filed for your LLC. Before you operate your business, you must learn about your state's licensing requirements and what paperwork you need to acquire.