Step-by-step instructions: https://www.llcuniversity.com/georgia-llc/forms/
To form an LLC in Georgia, file your Articles of Organization and Transmittal Form with the Secretary of State.
Articles of Organization: http://sos.ga.gov/corporations/acrobat/applications/Filing%20Template%20-%20Articles%20of%20Organization%20for%20LLC%20(CD%20030).pdf
Transmittal Form: http://sos.ga.gov/corporations/acrobat/applications/Transmittal%20Form%20-%20Limited%20Liability%20Companies%20(231).pdf
The name of the LLC Formation Documents for the State of Georgia are called the Articles of Organization and the Transmittal Form.
These documents are not complicated and they contain basic information, including listing your Registered Office and Registered Agent.
They will also require you to list your LLC’s name and the name and address of the LLC member(s).
— FILING FEE —
— ACCEPTED FORMS OF PAYMENT —
Check or Money Order
If paying by check, your check must have a pre-printed address on it. If you don’t have checks with a pre-printed address, please pay with a money order.
— FILING INSTRUCTIONS —
Mail one (1) Original Articles of Organization, one (1) Copy of your Articles of Organization, and one (1) Original Transmittal Form, with your check or money order for $100 made payable to the “Secretary of State” to:
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SE
Suite 313, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
— EXPECTED APPROVAL TIME —
You will receive your approval in approximately 15-20 business days.
— WHAT DOES APPROVAL LOOK LIKE —
Your official approval is called the Certificate of Organization.
If you provided an email address in your Transmittal Form, the State will email you instructions on how you can download your Certificate of Organization online. If you did not provide an email address in your Transmittal Form, the State will mail the Certificate of Organization to you.
— GEORGIA SECRETARY OF STATE —
404-656-2817 (Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 5:30pm)
— NEXT STEP —
Once your LLC is approved, you can proceed to the next Lesson:
— DISCLAIMER —
This information is provided for educational purposes only and in no way constitutes legal, tax, or financial advice. For legal, tax, or financial advice specific to your business needs, we encourage you to consult with a licensed attorney and/or CPA in your state.
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