When to file LLC-1?

If you decide to form an LLC for the liability protection it provides. An LLC, or limited liability company, exists separately from its owners (known as members), and the owners are therefore not personally responsible for business debts. LLCs are generally easier to set up and more flexible than corporations, and they tend to have fewer ongoing reporting requirements.

Get it Filed has an easy order form that will include, the Name of your LLC, (Our easy order form allows for alternate names to insure the filing is not conflicting with an existing entity.) The Registered Agent (California requires its LLCs to name a registered agent. A registered agent is a person who agrees to receive lawsuits, subpoenas and other official documents on behalf of the LLC and to pass them along to the appropriate person at the LLC. Most states allow anyone who is a state resident over age 18 to serve as a registered agent—including a member or officer of the LLC. There are also companies that provide registered agent services for a fee.

To form a California LLC, you’ll need to register with the California Secretary of State. Our one step LLC Filing order form is a simple user friendly way to submit your LLC registration to the State of California.

An LLC is a popular and flexible business option that works well for many small business owners. GetitFiled.com allows you to form your LLC in one easy step.

* This article is informational only and is not legal advice. Please consult with a legal and/or Tax Advisor prior to filing with the CA Secretary of State.

This article was originally published by James Thomas, founder of Getitfiled.com, in May 2020.