Articles of organization form your Florida LLC.
Preparing and filing your articles of organization is the first step in starting your limited liability company (LLC). Approval of this document secures your business name and creates the legal entity of the LLC. Only after this approval can you obtain a Federal Tax ID (EIN), open a bank account, sign contracts, and otherwise conduct business.
Incorporating provides many important benefits:
|Agency:||Florida Department of State - Division of Corporations|
Mail or online
~1-3 days online. ~8-17 days by mail
When filing by mail, provide the state-prescribed cover letter, the original articles, and a copy of the articles.