How to Reinstate a Colorado LLC

If you have shut down your LLC and need to reinstate it (“reopen” it), you can do so at any time. You need to file what’s known as the Articles of Reinstatement. The filing fee for the Articles of Reinstatement is $100. It can only be filed online (cannot be filed by mail) and you’ll need to pay the $100 filing fee with a debit or credit card.

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How to Cure a Colorado LLC Delinquency

A Colorado LLC becomes “Delinquent” when it fails to file a Periodic Report within 4 months after the Periodic Month. If your LLC is marked “Delinquent”, you won’t be able to do business in Colorado. Your LLC can stay in “Delinquent” status for an unlimited period of time. If you don’t cure your “Delinquent” status in 400 days, your LLC name becomes available to others. To cure your LLC’s “Delinquent” status, submit a Statement Curing Delinquency with the CO Secretary of State. Filing this document can only be done online.

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Colorado LLC Fees

Want to know how much it costs to set up your own Colorado LLC? In this guide, you’ll learn the fees and details for: Articles of Organization ($50), Registered Agent ($0 or $125), Operating Agreement ($0), Federal Tax ID Number ($0), and Periodic Report ($10). Forming an LLC in Colorado is really quite affordable. The average cost to form an LLC in the US is over $130, so with Colorado’s LLC fee only being $50, it’s a really great state to be doing business in.

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Benefits of Forming an LLC in Colorado

There are two main benefits to forming an LLC in Colorado: personal liability protection and pass-through taxation. We’ll discuss the most important one first. Personal liability protection is a benefit found both in Corporations and LLCs. It builds a “wall of protection” between your personal assets and the assets of the business. If your business gets sued, your personal assets cannot be used to pay off any debts or liabilities.

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LLC name with or without comma?

None of the 50 states have rules or restrictions about whether or not you have to use a comma. You can use a comma in your LLC or you can leave it out if you prefer. The more traditional and commonly seen is the comma (ABC Widgets, LLC). And by more commonly seen, I mean with-the-comma LLCs encompass over 80% of registered LLCs in most states.

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Can I form an LLC with my spouse?

When you are considering whether to form a Limited Liability Company (LLC) for your business, one of the first questions you may ask yourself is whether you will form the LLC by yourself or with a spouse or maybe a business partner. In our conversations with potential clients, we often hear people say they want to “LLC myself”. This is a common misconception as you are not “LLC’ing” yourself. Setting up an LLC creates a legal entity to hold your business assets in order to protect your personal assets from lawsuits filed against your business.

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Should I Form an LLC for my Website?

We see a lot of advice in the online business world about waiting until your income hits a certain level before you form an LLC. I don’t think this is a good idea. In fact, this is bad advice. Making money has nothing to do with risk and liability. If you don’t have a couple hundred dollars to form an LLC, you should consider saving up before starting your online business.

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