Last updated August 18, 2021
How to Form an LLC in Colorado
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This Quick Start Guide is a brief overview of how to form an LLC in Colorado.
Colorado LLC costs:
LLC filing fee: $50 (one-time)
LLC periodic report: $10 (every year)
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Here is a quick overview on starting an LLC in Colorado
A Colorado Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a legal structure used to protect your personal assets (home, car, bank account) in the event your business is sued.
An LLC can be used to operate a business, or an LLC can be used to hold assets (such as real estate, vehicles, boats, or aircraft).
How to form an LLC in Colorado:
- Search your Colorado LLC name in the state’s database
- Choose your LLC’s Colorado Registered Agent
- File your LLC Articles of Organization and pay the $50 state filing fee
Note: Filing times may take longer due to the current global situation and government delays. Please see how long does it take to get an LLC in Colorado.
After your Colorado LLC is approved:
- Complete and sign your LLC’s Operating Agreement
- Obtain a Federal Tax ID Number from the IRS
- File your Periodic Report every year
We’ve created a free DIY course that will walk you through forming your Colorado LLC, step-by-step.
You can find the detailed lessons linked at the top of this page.
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