Arizona Limited Liability Company Law (2018) 2018-04-08T16:15:43+00:00

Arizona LLC attorney Richard Keyt, JD. LL.M (tax law) formed his first Arizona LLC 25.5 years ago on the day Arizona’s LLC law became effective.  Since October of 1992 Richard has formed 5,900+ Arizona LLCs.  People love Richard’s LLC formation services. See his 105 five star Google & Facebook reviews.

Richard and his son former CPA and Arizona and California LLC attorney Richard C. Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) created this site because they want to educate people about Arizona limited liability company law and they want to form your LLC.  This site contains many articles about forming, operating and terminating Arizona LLCs.

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Why 5,900+ People Have Hired Us to Form Their LLC

  • Peace of Mind: Your LLC will be formed correctly by experienced Arizona LLC attorneys
  • Phone Help: Call 480-664-7478 for free answers to LLC questions
  • Speedy formation: Your LLC will be formed within 3 business days
  • Low Price: Cheaper than doc prepers for similar services. $397 Bronze, $597 Silver & $997 Gold
  • The Confidential LLC: $997 Gold package includes a trust to keep the name & address of the ultimate owner off the public record and avoid probate if the owner were to die.
  • Great Service: We hand file the Articles of Organization & will be the LLC's statutory agent.
  • Custom Operating Agreement: Prepared by an Arizona LLC & tax lawyer who has drafted 5,900+ Operating Agreements
  • LLC's EIN: We get the LLC's employer ID number from the IRS (Silver & Gold LLCs)
  • Arizona LLC Operations Manual: This 170 page e-book tells you everything you need to know about operating your LLC after it has been formed (Silver & Gold LLCs)
  • Post Formation Checklist: The checklist describes 34 important tasks that must be performed in first 75 days after forming the LLC (Silver & Gold LLCs)
  • Digitally Signed Operating Agreement: Members of multi-member LLCs may digitally sign the Operating Agreement (Silver & Gold LLCs)
  • Do-it-yourself LLC Legal Audit - 83 questions, 32 tasks and 29 alerts about the legal health of your LLC (Silver & Gold LLCs)
  • Unique Arizona LLC Alert System: We send the members 42 email messages after forming the LLC that explain how to accomplish important post formation tasks (Silver & Gold LLCs)
  • Free PDF Copies of LLC Documents (Optional): In addition to hard copies of LLC documents in your portfolio we email pdf copies to the members

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KEYTLaw vs LegalZoom

Although Richard Keyt charges less to form an Arizona LLC than LegalZoom, learn why it is better to hire Richard to start your new AZ LLC.

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Common LLC Mistakes

Get Arizona LLC attorney’s free article called Common LLC Mistakes. Learn about the LLC mistakes people frequently make so you can avoid them.

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The Confidential LLC

Buy a $997 Gold LLC package if you want confidentiality. It keeps your name & address off the Arizona Corporation Commission’s LLC records.

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KEYTLaw’s Youtube Channel

Our Youtube channel contains many videos that explain issues that arise when forming and operating Arizona LLCs.  Our channel has a series of videos that demonstrate how to prepare the most commonly used Arizona Corporation Commission forms and how to search the ACC’s online database to find information about LLCs and their members & managers..

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Purchase an Operating Agreement

Do you need an Operating Agreement for your existing or soon to be formed Arizona LLC? Purchase an Operating Agreement from an LLC attorney who has prepared 5,900+ Operating Agreements. Get a 30+ page OA for a one member LLC or a 50+ page OA for a multi-member LLC. Each OA includes 1/2 hour of attorney time to answer questions & modify the agreement.

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Purchase a Tax Audit Agreement

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 changed the audit rules for LLCs taxed as partnerships after 2017.  See “LLCs Taxed as Partnerships Must Adopt a Tax Audit Agreement” to learn why ALL LLCs taxed as partnerships must adopt a Tax Audit Agreement that contains language that deals with the new audit rules.  Purchase a $497 Tax Audit Agreement by completing our Tax Audit Questionnaire.

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Changing LLC Members

To add or remove a member of an LLC or change the percentage ownership of a member the member(s) must document the change by filing an amendment to the Articles of Organization with the Arizona Corporation Commission and the sign an amendment to the Operating Agreement. Warning: If a member terminates the member must sign a document that proves there was a transfer on a specified date.

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Hire Us to be Statutory Agent

Hire KEYTLaw, LLC, to be the statutory agent (called a resident agent in many states) of your Arizona or non-Arizona LLC or corporation for $99/year. If your LLC doesn’t have an Arizona address for its required place of business in Arizona or if you don’t want to use your home address purchase our address service for $100/year so the address of the LLC and its members on the ACC’s records can be our address.

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Buy Sell Agreement

A Buy Sell Agreement may be a multi-member LLC’s most important document because it contains the members’ exit strategy. A BSA contains buy out provisions that arise if a member dies, files for bankruptcy, is convicted of a felony, ceases to work full time for the LLC, tries to transfer ownership to a third party or any other triggering event the members want. Ask Richard Keyt about a “shot gun” buy out clause.

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Client Testimonials

In forming 5,900+ Arizona LLCs we have had thousands of happy clients. A few testimonials are shown below, but here is how to access the complete list of satisfied LLC purchasers:

KEYTLaw Gets Its 100th 5 Star Review

Last week we got 5 star online review number 100.  Shortly thereafter we got number 101.  These 101 reviews include 71 5 star Google reviews and 16 5 star Facebook reviews.  The other reviews are on Birdeye and Avvo.  Thanks to all who gave us the nice reviews.  We appreciate it very much and will continue to provide excellent legal services.

How to Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) Online

Richard Keyt's video shows you how to use the IRS' online wizard to get a federal employer id number (EIN) for a U.S. company in five minutes.

How Should Your Company be Taxed Under the New Tax Law?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made substantial changes to the way companies and their owners are taxed under the federal income tax laws.  LLCs can be taxed four ways: sole proprietorship if the LLC has one owner or is owned solely by a married couple as community property, partnership if the LLC has two or more members, C corporation if the LLC files an IRS form 8832 and elects to be taxed as a C corporation under subchapter C of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and S corporation if the LLC files an IRS [...]