Articles of organization form your South Carolina 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:||South Carolina Secretary of State - Division of Business Filings|
Mail or online.
~7-10 business days by mail. ~1-2 business days online.
If filing by mail, submit the original, one copy, filing fee, and a self-addressed stamped envelope.