The Limited Liability Company, or LLC, is a legal form of business organization that offers the benefits of several other traditional structures. Limited liability is an advantage that the LLC shares with the corporation, but instead of being taxed as its own entity, it is viewed more like a sole proprietorship or partnership for tax purposes. Like a corporation, the LLC can also have an endless amount of shareholders, called members. Unlike a corporation however, if a member dies, files for bankruptcy, or otherwise leaves the LLC, the company is dissolved. Many business forms have traditionally been aimed at the goal of limited liability, but the LLC is the most modern of these forms, having become popular since the enactment of laws in Idaho that authorized its formation.
Can My Business Be Formed as an LLC?
The right business form is a decision left up to each business that openes in Idaho. An LLC is started just by filing the appropriate form with the Secretary of State. However, there can be an additional fee required for forming your LLC, determined by Idaho laws that govern the formation and actions of LLC's. Applicable laws are a primary consideration in the decision of whether to organize as an LLC. The right business structure for your company might be difficult to find, but different structures can end up saving your company a lot of money.
Can I Change the Form of My Business to an LLC?
A business in Emmett may change its form under specific conditions. Whether or not a business is eligible for conversion to a LLC is a determination made by applicable Idaho laws.
How Can an Attorney Help?
Lawyers practicing business law in Idaho can advise you on whether it would be favorable for your business to form or convert to a LLC.