The first step to starting an Ohio LLC is to choose an LLC name. Your LLC name must be unique (that means another business in Ohio isn’t already using it) and must meet the Ohio Secretary of State business name rules.
Note: The Ohio business name database has been redesigned. In the video above, starting at 10 minutes and 8 seconds, you’ll see us searching the database. While the design is outdated in the video, how you’ll search and determine the LLC name results are still the same.
Ohio Business Name Database
Here is the link to search for your desired Ohio LLC name:
Ohio Business Search
Next Step: Registered Agent
After you’ve found an available LLC name, you can then proceed to the next lesson: Ohio LLC Registered Agent.
And check out TRUIC’s business name generator if you need help coming up with an LLC name.