Massachusetts



Massachusetts Multi-Member LLC Operating Agreement

Massachusetts Multi-Member LLC Operating Agreement

The Massachusetts multi-member LLC member operating agreement is How to Write Step 1 –

Massachusetts Single Member LLC Operating Agreement

Massachusetts Single Member LLC Operating Agreement

The Massachusetts single member LLC operating agreement is How to Write Step 1 –

The Massachusetts operating agreements, as defined in 156C-2(9), allow an LLC to write the bylaws, ownership, and management interests of the entity. The agreement can be set for a lone or multiple owner situation, (owners are known as ‘members’), and becomes legally binding upon the signature of each party. The form is not to be filed but kept by each member.

How to Start an LLC

Step 1 – Pick a Name – The best way to make sure the name the applicant chooses is not already registered is to check with the business entity database. After viewing that there are no related matches the applicant may proceed to the next step.

Step 2 – Choose Type of Company – The applicant will need to choose the type of company they would like to create from the following:

Certificate of Organization – File OnlinePDF Version – This is the most common type and recommended for all new businesses that will be organized in the State.
Professional Certificate of OrganizationFile OnlinePDF Version –  Form any type of professional company as described in Chapter 156A > Section 2 (b)
Foreign Application for Limited Liability CompanyFile OnlinePDF Version – For all foreign non-professional companies that would like to transact business in Massachusetts.
Foreign Application for a Professional Limited Liability CompanyFile OnlinePDF Version – For any professional company seeking to operate within the State.

Step 3 – Pay Fee – There will be a $500 fee assessed at the end of the session (See Fee Chart). If the applicant is applying through the mail, a check payable to the Massachusetts Secretary of State must be attached.

If the applicant is using the PDF document, it must be sent with the fee by fax or to the following mailing address:
Secretary of the Commonwealth, One Ashburton Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-1512

*Optional  – If the LLC will be performing financial activities within the State, it must obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS online.