How To Start An LLC In Ohio

To start an LLC in Ohio, you must file Articles of Organization with the Ohio Secretary of State, pay a $99 filing fee, and get an EIN from the IRS. The complete steps to forming an Ohio LLC are as follows:

  1. File Ohio LLC Articles of Organization
  2. Pay the Ohio Secretary of State $99
  3. Wait to receive your approved Articles
  4. Get a Federal EIN for the LLC
  5. Create an Ohio LLC Operating Agreement
  6. Take these documents to the bank and get an Ohio LLC bank account
  7. Register with the Ohio Department of Taxation