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New York Multi-Member LLC Operating Agreement

New York Multi-Member LLC Operating Agreement

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

New York Single Member LLC Operating Agreement

New York Single Member LLC Operating Agreement

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

For the state of New York, we offer two different types of LLC Operating Agreements that have been designed to prevent the owner of an entity from suffering financial or possession loss related to the company by removing the entity owner’s liability from the company. In addition to the prior purpose, our LLC Operating Agreements also prove ownership of an entity, document each employee’s role in the company, create a contract for all the members of a company that states the different ownership percentages and roles, allows for the creation of bylaws within a company, and records the general day-to-day activity of the company. Before this Operating Agreement can be completed, an entity has to be created. To do this, the company owner must file an Articles of Organization with the New York Secretary of State. Below, we give you the step-by-step instructions on how to do just that.

How to File:

Note: Before proceeding to Step 1, scan the New York Secretary of State Business Search Page for any companies that share the same name of the entity you plan on creating. If your entity name has not been taken, proceed to Step 1.

Step 1:

You can either File the Articles of Organization online with the New York Department of State, or you can download and print the appropriate application below.

Domestic – For companies being originally created in the state of New York.

Domestic Professional – For companies with professional employee(s) that are originally being created in New York; an exact list of the professions that apply can be accessed here.

Foreign – For already established companies that and are looking to introduce their company into the state of New York for the first time.

Foreign Professional – For already established companies that employ professional(s) that are looking to introduce their business into the state of New York for the first time. A full list of careers that match ‘professional’ can be found here.

Step 2:

Attach the filing fee. The fee is $200 for Domestic applications and $250 for all Foreign applications. Make checks payable to the New York Department of State.

Step 3:

Send both the completed application and filing fee to the below address:

Divisions of Corporations
State Records and Uniform Commercial Code One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231

Step 4:

Finally, once you receive your new entity in the mail, you must publish your new entity in at least two (2) newspapers to announce your new entity to the general public. A Certificate of Publication must be completed along with a payment of $50 for a filing fee to the above address.

Helpful Tips:

– Apply for an EIN (Employer Identification Number) either online or with paper with the IRS. This allows you to open a bank account in the company’s name.

– Utilize one of our two (2) LLC Operating Agreements to organize and structure your new entity, and ensure you (the entity owner) is protected from damaging liability.