How to Start An LLC in Iowa

To start an LLC in Iowa you must file a Certificate of Organization with the Iowa Business Services Division, pay a $50 filing fee, and get an EIN from the IRS.

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

  1. File an Iowa Certificate of Organization
  2. Pay the Business Services Division $50
  3. Wait for your approved copy of your Certificate of Organization
  4. Get a Federal EIN tax ID for the LLC
  5. Create an Iowa LLC Operating Agreement
  6. Take these documents to the bank and get an Iowa LLC bank account