$599 Includes Expedited Filing Fee, Operating Agreement & Newspaper Publication
Arizona LLC attorney Richard Keyt has formed 3,800+ Arizona limited liability companies because he provides 27 LLC formation services for less $ than nonlawyer LegalZoom charges for fewer services and clients love what he does. Don’t take our word for it though read and watch testimonials from some of our happy LLC clients.
Our $599 price is $101 less than what you would pay to form your LLC using LegalZoom’s Express Gold LLC package price of $652 ($493 + $159 statutory agent service) that does not include newspaper publication of $50+. Here is the list of Richard’s LLC formation services:
|Arizona LLC Attorney Richard Keyt's LLC Formation Services|
|1.||Unlimited telephone calls(1) with Arizona LLC and business attorney Richard Keyt to answer all your questions about forming and operating Arizona LLCs.|
|2.||We check the Arizona Corporation Commission's entity and tradename database to confirm that the name you pick for your LLC will be accepted by the ACC. If there is a problem with the LLC's name we will contact you and get another name that will not be rejected.|
|3.||Custom Articles of Organization: Prepare Richard's custom charging order enhanced Articles of Organization(3) and the Arizona Corporation Commission's required Cover Sheet(4). We do not use the ACC's bare-bones two page form. Arizona LLC attorney Richard Keyt researched the law and created custom three page Articles of Organization that contains provisions not found in the ACC's form and that coordinate with corresponding provisions in his charging order enhanced custom Operating Agreement he prepares for every LLC he forms.|
|5.||Hand file the ACC cover sheet and the Articles of Organization with the Arizona Corporation Commission(5) and pay the $85 filing fee(6) for expedited review and approval of the Articles of Organization as soon as possible. The LLC is born the day we file the Articles of Organization and it can start doing business as of that date.|
|7.||LLC EIN & Bank Account: Give you what you need to open a bank account in the LLC's name immediately after we file the Articles of Organization. The day we file the Articles of Organization with the ACC you can open the LLC's bank account, but you need two items to open the account. You need a copy of the Articles of Organization with the ACC's stamp and a federal employer identification number (EIN). The day we file the Articles of Organization or the next day we will email you a copy of the Articles of Organization with the ACC's "Received" stamp on it.(7) We also give you written instructions on how to go online to www.irs.gov and get the LLC's EIN from the IRS in a 5 - 10 minute data input session.(8)|
|9.||Custom Operating Agreement: Prepare Richard Keyt's 45+ page charging order enhanced Operating Agreement custom drafted for your LLC. Since forming his first LLC in 1992 Richard has invested over 100 hours in writing a "state-of-the-art" Operating Agreement that contains unique provisions Richard developed to prevent or solve actual LLC problems he has seen during his 32 years of practicing business law in Arizona.|
|10.||Notice of Publication: Prepare the ACC required Notice for Publication(10), publish it in the Arizona Capital Times newspaper before the statutory deadline(11) and deliver an Affidavit of Publication to the ACC.(12) We will also send you a copy of the Affidavit of Publication(12) to insert behind the Articles of Organization tab in the LLC portfolio we send to you.|
|13.||Organizational Resolutions: Prepare organizational resolutions to be signed by all of the members in which the members elect one or more managers, approve the issuance of membership interests to the members, authorize the opening of the LLC's bank account, approve reimbursing members who paid the LLC's organizational expenses, authorize the manager to file with the IRS any documents necessary to adopt the LLC's method of income tax and adopt other resolutions related to forming the new LLC.|
|14.||Membership Certificates: Prepare Membership Certificates for all members. The membership certificate is the LLC equivalent of a corporate stock certificate. Each certificate is numbered and signed by a manager and evidences that an interest in the company was issued to the member named thereon.|
|15.||Spousal Disclaimer: Prepare a Disclaimer for each non-member spouse to sign when a married member will own his or her interest in the LLC as separate property. If a married spouse does not sign a disclaimer, Arizona law provides that a married member who is a resident of Arizona and who acquires an interest in an LLC owns the LLC as community property with the other spouse unless: (i) the interest was acquired as a gift or from inheritance, (ii) the non-member spouse disclaims ownership, or (iii) the non-owner spouse signs a Disclaimer. For more on this important topic read "How Do I Acquire an Ownership Interest in an Arizona LLC as Separate Property?"|
|16.||Arizona LLC Quick Start Guide: Give every member of the LLC a free one year subscription (a $97 value) to Richard Keyt's membership website called the "Arizona LLC Quick Start Guide." This is the online digital version with hyperlinks of Richard Keyt's 170+ page book that he wrote to explain to LLC owners everything they need to know about forming and operating an Arizona LLC. Richard learned years ago that people who form Arizona LLCs have the same questions so he put all the answers in the book to minimize the time he spends on the phone answering the same questions over and over. The QSG covers 75+ critical topics that affect Arizona LLCs. See the Quick Start Guide's Table of Contents and you will be amazed that so many important topics are conveniently covered in one place. THIS MUST HAVE LLC OWNER’S MANUAL IS NOT AVAILABLE ANY WHERE EXCEPT FROM RICHARD KEYT.|
|17.||Statutory Agent: Act as the LLC’s statutory agent for its first year at no charge. LegalZoom charges $159/year from day one, but we charge $99/year after the first year. The Quick Start Guide explains the simple process to change the LLC's statutory agent at any time by filing a change form with the ACC.|
|18.||LLC Portfolio: Prepare a professional high-quality three ring "Arizona LLC Portfolio" with seven tabs.(18) Your Portfolio will contain all of the custom documents we prepare for your LLC organized behind the seven tabs. You should keep all important LLC documents in this Portfolio. We will mail the Portfolio to you and pay the postage.(19)|
|20.||Special Language: We include special language in both the Articles of Organization and the Operating Agreement that provides for a “springing member” to avoid the automatic termination of an Arizona LLC provided by Arizona law when the only member of the LLC is a person and that person dies. Automatic termination of an LLC can have serious negative financial and tax consequences to the heirs of the deceased member.|
|21.||Special Language: We include a non-economic member provision in the Articles of Organization and the Operating Agreement. This provision gives the company an option to appoint a person or entity that is not affiliated with the LLC to have a veto power over a decision by the members to cause the company to file a bankruptcy petition. The purpose of the non-economic member is to prevent a creditor of a member from forcing the LLC into filing bankruptcy as a way to get to the otherwise protected assets of the LLC.|
|22.||We will send you the ACC’s letter approving the Articles approximately two weeks after we file the Articles with the Arizona Corporation Commission.|
|23.||We will send you the Articles of Organization stamped with the ACC’s “approved” stamp and ACC file number approximately two weeks after we file the Articles with the Arizona Corporation Commission.|
|24.||Operations Compliance Alert System: One manager of the LLC receives a one year paid subscription (a $97 value) to Richard Keyt’s Arizona LLC Operations Compliance Alert System. The OCAS is an automated email system that sends periodic alerts to the managers of the LLC concerning important LLC operational issues. It’s an automatic tickler / reminder system for Arizona LLCs.|
|25.||Unique Member Information: Add all members as subscribers to Richard Keyt's newsletter available only to members of LLCs he forms. From time to time Richard will send the members an email on a topic of importance to members of the LLC. These informational emails are not available to anybody other than members of Richard Keyt formed Arizona LLCs.|
|26.||Arizona LLC Newsletter: Add all members as subscribers to Richard Keyt’s email LLC newsletter about operating Arizona LLCs and complying with Arizona LLC laws. This email newsletter contain general information about Arizona LLCs and does not include the content in Richard's member only emails referred to in the preceding item.|
|27.||Give you a list of several Arizona CPAs and a QuickBooks bookkeeper Richard Keyt recommends.|
Arizona LLC lawyer Richard Keyt provides all of the above-referenced services for a fixed amount of $599.
We Answer LLC Formation Questions for Free
If you have questions about forming an Arizona LLC, contact Arizona LLC lawyer Richard Keyt (ext. 1) or Richard C. Keyt, CPA, JD (ext. 3) at 602-906-4953. We do not charge for entity formation related questions.
Two Easy Ways to Hire Richard Keyt to Form Your Arizona LLC for $599
We’ve made it very easy to hire Richard Keyt (3,800+ LLCs formed) and KEYTLaw, LLC, to form your new Arizona LLC for $599. It’s a simple 5 – 10 minute process. To hire Richard to form your new LLC select one of the following two options:
Option 1 – Telephone
Call any of the following KEYTLaw people and give your LLC and credit card information over the phone:
- Richard Keyt, J.D., LL.M (federal taxation) – 602-906-4953 ext. 1
- Richard’s son Richard C. Keyt, J.D., CPA – 602-906-4953 ext. 3
- KEYTLaw LLC legal assistant Gia Goodman – 602-906-4953 ext. 7
Option 2 – Online
Our online process is extremely easy and available 24/7.
- 1st Step: Complete our user-friendly online LLC Questionnaire. When you click on the Submit button at the end of the Questionnaire our system will email a copy of the Questionnaire to the person named in the Questionnaire as the LLC’s contact person.
- 2nd Step: When you click on the Questionnaire’s Submit button you will be taken to our secure online store where you can pay for your LLC with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover card.