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How to Start an Alabama LLC

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Read our DIY guide to Alabama LLC formation, with information on Registered Agents, naming rules, business licenses and more.

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Why Start an Alabama LLC?

With low sales and income tax rates, affordable utilities, and a very low cost of living, and many tax incentives, the state of Alabama is a great place to form your LLC.

For most Alabama entrepreneurs, the fastest and easiest way to start a business is to create an Alabama limited liability company (LLC), an entity ideal for startups and small- to medium-sized businesses. It gives you the advantages and protections that larger Alabama corporations benefit from, but with simplified rules and regulations.

If an LLC isn't the right entity for the type of business you're starting, you may want to consider forming a Alabama Corporation instead.

Benefits of starting an Alabama LLC:

  • Easy tax filing and potential advantages for tax treatment

  • Quick and simple filing, management, compliance, regulation and administration

  • Protect your personal assets from your business liability and debts

Learn more about the advantages of an LLC business structure.

In this guide, you’ll find details on how to name your LLC, how to get a Registered Agent, the fees you’ll need to pay, business taxes and much more. We also cover what you'll need to register and file your LLC, and how you'll engage the Alabama Secretary of State.

Starting a Business in Alabama Checklist

To help you along the way, use our Starting a Business checklist to keep track of everything you need to do to get your business up and running.

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