A document required by law to be filed with the registration of a limited liability company (LLC) (including the name and address of its Registered Agent). Necessary provisions vary among states. Many states require this document to be signed by a manager or managing member. (Sometimes referred to as the “Articles of Organization” or a “Certificate of Formation”, depending on the state involved).
The Certificate of Formation is the document that creates the LLC and lists where the Registered Agent can be contacted. This short document is usually kept in company files and in the files of each member. All of IncNow‘s LLC packages include the Certificate of Formation, as it is the one essential document that must be filed with the state.