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Starting a Tennessee LLC

Ready to take your business to the next step? By incorporating as an LLC, you get the benefits of a partnership (taxation flexibility) and corporation (protection of personal assets). Learn more about how you can create a Tennessee LLC:
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Before you start

You'll have to provide some basic information so we can help you form your LLC in tennessee. 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 Tennessee LLC

Prepared to run your own Tennessee LLC? We have everything you need to complete your LLC right away:
Step 1. Nominate a Registered Agent
By law, you’re mandated to keep a Registered Agent and office in the state of Tennessee. You can use our Registered Agent service to meet these requirements.
Step 2. Set Up an EIN
An Employer Identification Number helps the IRS identify your business. It's like a Social Security Number for your LLC.
Step 3. Make an LLC Operating Agreement
To run your Tennessee LLC, it’s not mandatory to make an LLC Operating Agreement. The states makes it voluntary to create one, and allows for both written and verbal forms.
Step 4. Organize an Organizational Meeting
Tennessee has no strict requirements when assembling an organizational meeting.
Step 5. Submit a Statement of Information
Tennessee doesn’t mandate you to submit a Statement of Information but it’s a good way to get all your information on the record.