Articles of organization form your Washington 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:||Washington Secretary of State - Corporations Division|
Mail, in-person, or online
$180 by mail or in-person. $230 expedited by mail or in-person. $200 online.
~2 months by paper. ~2-3 business days expedited paper or online.