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Starting a South Carolina LLC

We’re happy to assist you in forming your South Carolina LLC. Have questions? We’ve got answers. We can walk you through the process:
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Before you start

You'll have to provide some basic information so we can help you form your LLC in south carolina. Here's what your state needs to know:
The name of your business
Your business address
Who's forming and managing your LLC
Your industry
A short statement of purpose

Running a South Carolina LLC

Before you start running your South Carolina LLC, there are few more steps to take. Here’s what you’ll need to do:
Step 1. Name a Registered Agent
Running a business is a 24/7 job. You can’t guarantee that you’ll be available during all regular business hours. That’s why South Carolina requires that you keep a Registered Agent and office within the state to receive and sign important documents.
Step 2. Get an EIN
Even if your South Carolina LLC will not have any employees, your business must have an Employer Identification Number.
Step 3. Develop an LLC Operating Agreement
How can your South Carolina LLC protect your legal rights and responsibilities? An LLC Operating Agreement helps do just that. It’s optional to create one. Both written and spoken agreements are permitted.
Step 4. Assemble an Organizational Meeting
South Carolina makes it optional to have an LLC Operating Agreement but it can help define your business and make sure everyone is on the same page.
Step 5. File a Statement of Information
There is no requirement to submit a Statement of Information but it’s highly advisable.