How to start an LLC in Indiana

Starting an LLC in Indiana involves selecting a unique business name, appointing a registered agent, filing the Articles of Organization with the Indiana Secretary of State, and adhering to state-specific regulations and guidelines to ensure lawful operation.

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Benefits of starting your business in Indiana

Starting an LLC in Indiana presents several attractive benefits for entrepreneurs and business owners. For one, Indiana offers a relatively low cost of living and operating costs, which can help new businesses maintain a healthier bottom line. The state provides a favorable tax environment, including no gross receipts tax and lower-than-average property and sales taxes, which can result in substantial savings. Additionally, the simplified procedure for forming an LLC in Indiana, coupled with the state's supportive business climate, makes the process accessible and efficient for new business owners. The flexibility and legal protections inherent in an LLC structure, such as liability protection and flexible management options, further add to the appeal. Moreover, Indiana's strategic central location with robust infrastructure facilitates easy access to major markets, enhancing logistical efficiencies for businesses operating within the state.

pros

  • Limited liability protection for owners.
  • Flexible management structure options.
  • Favorable state tax advantages.

Cons

  • Expensive annual fees and reporting requirements.
  • Complex formation process requires legal expertise.
  • Strict compliance with state regulations.

How to start your business in Indiana

Starting an LLC in Indiana involves several key steps to ensure compliance with state regulations. First, you'll need to choose a unique name for your LLC that complies with Indiana's naming requirements, ensuring it's distinguishable from other business entities registered in the state. Next, file the Articles of Organization with the Indiana Secretary of State either online or by mail, which includes providing the LLC's name, principal office address, and the names and addresses of members. Afterward, write an Operating Agreement, even though it's not required by Indiana law, to outline the management and operational structure of your LLC. Don't forget to obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS for tax purposes and to facilitate opening a business bank account. Additionally, check if your LLC needs any specific licenses or permits to operate legally in Indiana. Lastly, stay compliant by adhering to any ongoing requirements, such as filing biennial Business Entity Reports with the Indiana Secretary of State.

Choose and reserve a name

It's wise to check your LLC name against similar businesses in your area. We include a name check with our formation services and can reserve names for you.

Pick a registered agent (RA)

An RA physically receives your LLC's legal notices during normal business hours. Most states require this, including Indiana—but the good news is, we can do it for you.

Podnesite potvrdu o formiranju

This document contains basic details about your LLC, including its name and address. When we file this for you, it's typically sent to the Indiana Secretary of State.

Preparing an operating agreement

This outlines your LLC's rules for everything from decision-making to distributing profits. Though it isn't required in your state, our templates make it easy to prepare one and define your rights.

Get an Employer ID Number (EIN)

An EIN is like a Social Security number for your LLC, and is needed for banking, taxes, and hiring. Indiana LLCs may also have additional post-formation tax and regulatory requirements.

Determine licenses needed

You'll also need to apply for any specific permits or licenses that may be required for compliance, although it's wise to wait until your LLC's formation documents are approved.

How doola can help

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od formiranje LLC preduzeća corporation to filing articles of incorporation and obtaining an EIN, we’ll help you navigate the complexities of running a US business to ensure it remains in good standing with the state.

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YC S20’s @doolaHQ is the one-stop-shop for U.S. and non-U.S. residents to launch a U.S. LLC and C Corp — and today they're launching full support for DAO LLCs, bridging web3 and web2:

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💥Investment Announcement💥 Excited to invest in @doolaHQ! A business-in-a-box platform enabling founders from anywhere in the world to start their dream US business. Proud to be an investing alongside @NexusVP @ycombinator @dharmesh @ankurnagpal @anothercohen, and more!

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I love businesses that go long growth of entrepreneurship. @tryramp for startup spending, @doola for business formation, @carta for equity management and @Rippling for HR & IT

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I recommend bookmarking this if you start to get serious about angel investing. LLC structures have some great benefits, thank you @arjunmahadevan for the awesome explainer here!

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you should be able to "start a business" without having to worry about LLCs, bank accounts, taxes, and bookkeeping. my friend, @arjunmahadevan is building this with @doolaHQ here's why it's a great biz and you should use them for the next LLC you form.

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Y Combinator

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YC S20's @doolaHQ is the one-stop-shop for US and non-US residents to launch a US LLC, DAO LLC, and C Corp — and today they're sharing their company formation API with the world, to enable businesses big and small to create a company from the command line.

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Congrats team @doolaHQ! Ya'll ship so well and are continue to make company formation a snap. Appreciate being on this journey with you!

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Ankur Nagpal

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You can programmatically create a company or DAO using their API Programmatically create a business, get an EIN, get a US bank account, process payments, file taxes & more Perfect for any “business in a box” startup

Twitter User Profile Picture

dharmesh

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Love the work that @DoolaHQ is doing. Aligns with my philosophy of addressing the "talent is evenly distributed, opportunity is not" issue. More startups everywhere = good for everyone.

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Jose Rosado

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Thanks to the @StartPackHQ for helping me with this process.Check them out 👇 https://rosa.do/startpack

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Aditya Mohanty

Was blown away seeing how easy @doolaHQ makes it to start an entity in the US, completely online. If you're planning to build from India for the world, definitely watch out for this team 🔥

Twitter User Profile Picture

Mary Ann Azevedo

.@doolaHQ, which describes itself as a "Business in a box" for SMBs, has raised $3M in a seed round of funding. doola provides company formation, an EIN, a U.S. address and bank account, access to U.S. payments and a tax consultation, among other things.

Twitter User Profile Picture

Y Combinator

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YC S20’s @doolaHQ is the one-stop-shop for U.S. and non-U.S. residents to launch a U.S. LLC and C Corp — and today they're launching full support for DAO LLCs, bridging web3 and web2:

Twitter User Profile Picture

Ankur Nagpal

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The good news: You don't have to be a US resident to start a company in America If you want to start a tech startup, incorporate a C-Corp If you want to freelance or consult with your own business, incorporate a LLC This should be straightforward - use @doolaHQ & you're good

Twitter User Profile Picture

Sahil Bloom

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💥Investment Announcement💥 Excited to invest in @doolaHQ! A business-in-a-box platform enabling founders from anywhere in the world to start their dream US business. Proud to be an investing alongside @NexusVP @ycombinator @dharmesh @ankurnagpal @anothercohen, and more!

Twitter User Profile Picture

Alex Lieberman

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I haven't started a business in 8 years. I had to rediscover the mission critical tools for starting & running a new venture. Here's the stack:LLC registration: @doolaHQ, Trademark filing: @JoshGerben, Domain registration: @GoDaddy, Website: @Shopify, Banking: @mercury, Payments: @stripe, Files: @googledrive, Internal email: @gmail, Extern email: @Mailchimp, Go-to Market: @Kickstarter, Task Management: @asana

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Alex Lieberman

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I love businesses that go long growth of entrepreneurship. @tryramp for startup spending, @doola for business formation, @carta for equity management and @Rippling for HR & IT

Twitter User Profile Picture

sindikat

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8/ We've also teamed with @doolaHQ to enable DAOs on Syndicate to get legal entities and EINs, open fiat bank accounts, submit compliance filings, and issue K-1 tax forms easily and affordably.This is just the beginning of new capabilities we’ll be bringing to DAOs, together.

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Eric Bahn

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I recommend bookmarking this if you start to get serious about angel investing. LLC structures have some great benefits, thank you @arjunmahadevan for the awesome explainer here!

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Elizabeth Yin

Congrats to @HustleFundVC portfolio company Doola (formerly StartPack) on their new round! Thank you for letting us invest

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Rohun

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you should be able to "start a business" without having to worry about LLCs, bank accounts, taxes, and bookkeeping. my friend, @arjunmahadevan is building this with @doolaHQ here's why it's a great biz and you should use them for the next LLC you form.

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Šta je EIN?

Identifikacioni broj poslodavca je poreski identifikacioni broj za vašu organizaciju i uslov mnogih banaka ili institucija (kao što je poreska uprava) za obavljanje poslova u SAD. Nakon što steknete svoj EIN, možete se prijaviti za poslovne bankovne račune i pristupnike za plaćanje. Saznajte više o pun proces.

Šta je ITIN?

Individualni poreski identifikacioni broj (ITIN) može se koristiti kao alternativa za broj socijalnog osiguranja (SSN) u nekim slučajevima i nije obavezan u većini slučajeva. Međutim, od vas će se tražiti da ga imate ako želite da se prijavite za PayPal račun ili određene bankovne račune. Vodimo vas kroz kako ovaj proces izgleda u našoj vodič!

Šta je LLC (društvo sa ograničenom odgovornošću)?

Društvo sa ograničenom odgovornošću je formalna poslovna struktura (kreirana u skladu sa državnim zakonom) u kojoj je posao pravno različit od vlasnika(a). Može imati jednog vlasnika u slučaju jednočlanog LLC preduzeća ili više vlasnika u slučaju višečlanog LLC preduzeća.

LLC kombinuje pogodnosti korporacije (zaštita od lične odgovornosti) i partnerstva (prolazno oporezivanje). S obzirom na to da poslovanje ima zasebno pravno postojanje, članovi ne odgovaraju lično za dugove i obaveze Društva.

Državni zakoni propisuju kako se LLC preduzeća trebaju inkorporirati. Neke države zahtijevaju da se posebna dokumenta, kao što su statut organizacije, ugovor o članstvu, itd., podnose vlastima.

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