How to Start An LLC in Arizona

To start an LLC in Arizona you must file Articles of Organization with the Arizona Corporation Commission, pay a $50 filing fee, register with the Arizona Department of Revenue (free), and get an EIN tax ID from the IRS (free).

The complete steps to forming an Arizona LLC are as follows:

  1. File Arizona LLC Articles of Organization, along with required attachments
  2. Pay the Arizona Corporation Commission the $50 filing fee
  3. Wait around a month (or two weeks for an extra $35) and receive an approval letter and a Notice of Publication form.
  4. Send your completed Notice of Publication form to a newspaper in your county for publication
  5. Get a Federal EIN tax ID for the LLC
  6. Create an Arizona LLC Operating Agreement
  7. Take your EIN and operating agreement to the bank and get an Arizona LLC bank account
  8. Register with the Arizona Department of Revenue