Articles of organization form your Tennessee 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:||Tennessee Secretary of State - Division of Business Services|
Mail, in-person, or online
$50 per member in existence on the date of the filing, with a minimum fee of $300 and a maximum fee of $3,000
~4 business days by mail. ~2 days online. Immediately in-person.