Articles of organization form your Wisconsin 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:||Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau|
Mail or online
$170 paper or $130 online. Optional $25 expedite fee by either filing method.
~4-7 business days. ~1 business day for $25 expedite fee.
Submit original and one copy. The copy will be marked "FILED" and returned as evidence of filing.