District of Columbia LLC

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When you file an LLC ( Limited Liability Company ) with the secretary of state, you gain the advantages of limited liability for the entity's debts and obligations. An LLC combines aspects of partnerships and corporations, so it is less formal and more flexible than a typical corporation, yet offers protection and advantages that are almost the same.

File an LLC in District of Columbia

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Do it all in just 3 steps.

Answer a few basic questions.

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You receive your completed filings.

The Advantages of an LLC

  • LLCs are easy to set up and maintain
  • Members are typically not liable for the debts of the LLC
  • Income and losses can be passed through to members as in a sole proprietorship or partnership
  • LLCs do not have the same corporate formalities as a corporation
  • An LLC has a flexible management and ownership structure

District of Columbia Specific Filing Requirements:

  • Limited Liability Companies have to have the phrase 'Limited Liability Company' or the abbreviation 'L.L.C.' after their name. Names can also be reserved for up to sixty day for a $50 fee.
  • A registered agent is required for LLCs looking to do business in D.C. This agent can be someone who lives in the District of Columbia, a company with an office in D.C., or a commercial registered agent that is registered with D.C. A member of the LLC can act as the registered agent, provided they live in the District full-time.
  • Any Limited Liability Company registered to do business in D.C. must file their first report by April 1st of the year following the year they were formed. After that, the report must be filed by April 1st bi-annually to remain in good standing.
  • The state generally completes filings within 9 weeks*, however with rush filing it takes about 6 weeks*.

Incorporate In District of Columbia

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Business owners most commonly form a corporation to protect their personal assets from their business liabilities. A correctly structured corporation allows owners, directors & officers to manage and run the business without worrying that they could potentially lose their home, car and personal savings due to business obligations or debts.

File a Corporation in District of Columbia

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We prepare the documents.

You receive your completed filings.

Reasons to file a District of Columbia Corporation:

  • Separate yourself from the business and reduce your personal liability.
  • Potential tax benefits not offered to Sole Proprietors & Partnerships.
  • A C-Corporation has no limit on shareholders.
  • Shareholders are not required to be United States Citizens in a C-Corporation.
  • More professional business structure in the eyes of consumers.

District of Columbia Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state requires a business address located within the District of Colombia.
  • The state generally completes filings within 9 weeks*, however with rush filing it takes about 6 weeks*.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

District of Columbia Non-Profit Corporation

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Business owners most commonly form a corporation to protect their personal assets from their business liabilities. A correctly structured corporation allows owners, directors & officers to manage and run the business without worrying that they could potentially lose their home, car and personal savings due to business obligations.

File a Non-Profit Corporation in District of Columbia

Services start at  $69

We make it easy to file your documents

Do it all in just 3 steps.

Answer a few basic questions.

We prepare the documents.

You receive your completed filings.

Reasons to file an District of Columbia Non profit Corporation:

  • A 501(c) organization, also known as a "non-profit", is an American tax-exempt non-profit organization.
  • There is a deduction, for federal income tax purposes, for some donors who make charitable contributions to most types of 501(c)(3) organizations.
  • There are 28 types of non-profit organizations that are exempt from some federal income taxes.
  • When becoming a non-profit, you first must become incorporated as one in your state. Then the corporation can apply for the tax exempt status.
  • To accept money or donations for a qualifying entity (such as churches, charities & civic leagues), a nonprofit entity should be filed.

District of Columbia Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state does not require a business address located within District of Columbia.
  • Generally filings are completed within 9 weeks* at the state level,however with rush filing it takes about 6 weeks*.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.

District of Columbia Professional Corporation

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If a corporation will be engaging in what your state might call professional services, then a "Professional Corporation" must be formed pursuant to certain statutory provisions. Professional services according to most states usually consists of services like medical services, legal services, accounting and financial services etc.

File a Professional Corporation in District of Columbia

Services start at  $69

We make it easy to file your documents

Do it all in just 3 steps.

Answer a few basic questions.

We prepare the documents.

You receive your completed filings.

Reasons to file an District of Columbia Professional Corporation:

  • Professional corporations (abbreviated as PC or P.C.) are corporate entities that are required by licensing boards, for such professionals as attorneys, architects, engineers, public accountants and physicians.
  • Legal regulations applying to professional corporations typically differ in important ways from other corporations.
  • Professional corporations may exist as part of a larger, corporate entity. For example, a law firm or medical practice might be organized as a partnership of several or many professional corporations.

District of Columbia Specific Filing Requirements:

  • The state does not require a business address located within District of Columbia.
  • Generally filings are completed within 9 weeks* at the state level,however with rush filing it takes about 6 weeks*.
  • Director information is required on the Articles of Incorporation.