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Louisiana LLC and Corporation Registration and Formation

The Louisiana Economic Development released a report stating that since 2008, the state has attracted a variety of development projects in industries including manufacturing, energy, agribusiness, digital media, and healthcare among others. These projects started by new and existing businesses have resulted in 83,000 direct as well as indirect jobs. This is not all; new company formation in Louisiana has led to the state witnessing an increase in new capital investments that touched the $50 billion mark.

What does it take to form a Louisiana business? There are a variety of processes that you will be required to follow in order to incorporate or form a new business in Louisiana. In order to make your business a reality, we are there to provide you with all the help and information required.

We are one of the top Louisiana registered agents and are familiar with all processes pertaining to the Louisiana State and can provide information and assistance for successful set up of your business!

Let’s take a look at how you can form a Louisiana business LLC or Corporation.

Louisiana LLC Registration and Formation

Louisiana LLC Registration & Formation

LLC company formation in Louisiana is governed by Chapter 22 – Limited Liability Companies, 2014 Louisiana Laws Revised Statutes. The procedure for registration and formation of LLC is as follows:

Step#1: Hire a registered agent

According to Louisiana Limited Liability Company Law, La. RS 12:1308, an LLC will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in the state. Whether you are planning form a Louisiana business LLC or a foreign business entity, a registered agent is necessary to ensure the process of LLC formation is smooth. We would take this opportunity to share with you the fact that we are one of the top registered agents in the state and have been responsible for over 11,494 businesses set up in Louisiana.

We are in compliance with all regulations in the State of Louisiana.

Step#2: Name Reservation/Registration

In the state of Louisiana, a domestic entity or a foreign business can operate or file documents for formation only after the process of reservation or registration of name is complete. A business entity name can be reserved under Louisiana Limited Liability Company Law, La.RS 12:1307 for a period of 120 days. Foreign business entities will be required to register their name under LA Rev Stat § 12:1-403 (2015). LLC company formation in Louisiana naming requirements, highlight the fact that the chosen business name should be distinguishable from the name of any other entity on the records of the secretary of state.

Step#3: Articles of Organization and Application for Authority to Transact Business in Louisiana

If you are planning to form a Louisiana business LLC then the most important step is to prepare and file the right registration or business formation documents.

In the state of Louisiana, a domestic LLC can be formed and operated pursuant to Louisiana Limited Liability Company Law, La. RS 12:1304. A domestic business entity will be required to file “Articles of Organization” with the secretary of state.
On the other hand, a foreign limited liability company can be formed and operated pursuant to Louisiana Limited Liability Company Law, La. RS 12:1345. A foreign business entity will be required to file “Application for Authority to Transact Business in Louisiana” with the secretary of state.

We can file the form on your behalf being your registered agent in the state and provide you with certified copies of the LLC registration.

In case, you have any questions regarding how to form a Louisiana business, feel free to call us at 702-871-8678.

Louisiana Corporation Registration and Formation

Louisiana Corporation Registration & Formation

How do you form a corporation in Louisiana? There is a process through which you will be able to incorporate your business in the state. The process is as follows:

Step#1: Maintain a Registered Agent

According to LA Rev Stat § 12:1-501 (2015), a Corporation will be required to continuously maintain a registered agent in the state. Whether you are a domestic Corporation or a foreign business entity, a registered agent is necessary to ensure the process of registration of a Corporation is faster and easier.

We would take this opportunity to share with you the fact that we are one of the top registered agents in the state and have been responsible for over 11,494 businesses set up in Louisiana. We are in compliance with all regulations in the State of Louisiana and will assist you to form a corporation in Louisiana.

Step#2: Name Reservation/Registration

In the state of Louisiana, a domestic entity or a foreign business can operate or file documents for formation only after the process of reservation or registration of name is complete. A business entity name can be reserved under LA Rev Stat § 12:1-402 (2015) for a period of 120 days. Foreign business entities will be required to register their name under LA Rev Stat § 12:1-403 (2015). Company formation in Louisiana naming requirements; highlight the fact that the chosen business name should be distinguishable from the name of any other entity on the records of the secretary of state.

Step#3: Articles of Incorporation and Certificate of Authority

If you are planning to form a Louisiana business corporation then the most important step is to prepare and file the right registration or business incorporation documents.

In the state of Louisiana, a domestic corporation can be formed and operated pursuant to LA Rev Stat § 12:1-202. A domestic business entity will be required to file “Articles of Incorporation” with the secretary of state.
If you are planning to form a foreign corporation then you will be required to file “Certificate of Authority” with the secretary of state pursuant to LA Rev Stat § 12:304.

We can help in streamlining the process of company formation in Louisiana by filing documents on your behalf through the online process or through expedited process.

If you have any questions regarding Louisiana incorporation or LLC formation, you can simply visit the Louisiana Business formation page.

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