Form West Virginia LLC- Limited Liability Company
West Virginia State LLC Formation
Forming a state LLC in West Virginia is less tedious now than in recent years. Applicants are able to conduct the application process directly via walk-in with the Secretary of State offices, via a registered agent or a professional formation company via the internet. The procedure will require:
Choosing a Name - The name you choose must be unique to any other West Virginia registered business name or reserved on file. You can check for availability with the state's name database. Once approved, it is recorded and assigned a number for future filing reference.
Filing Articles of Organization - The application process for the articles of organization will require filling out various state-specific forms that will include listing Limited Liability Company information such as name, purpose, style of management, name and address of the registered agent as well as name and address of each member.
Advantages of Forming a West Virginia LLC
- The state offers limited liability on assets of West Virginia LLC members against any legal and financial pitfalls
- An LLC is able to self-determine how to distribute profits among members
- No need to produce minutes of meetings to the state's monitoring committee
- Members of the LLC can avoid double taxation by employing the state tax pass-through mechanism