How To Start A Business in Illinois?

Illinois Secretary of State

213 State Capitol, Springfield, IL 62756 800-252-8980 (toll free in Illinois) 217-785-3000 (outside Illinois)

Illinois Secretary of State office is responsible for registering corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), and partnerships.

If you’re starting a business in Illinois that’ll be classified as anything beyond a sole proprietorship, you’ll need to ensure that you go through the proper channels with your state’s regulations and tax filing requirements.

How to Start a Business including LLC’s, Corporations, & Partnerships

Start Your Company For Just $49 + State Filing Fees

CHOOSE YOUR ENTITY TYPE:
Corporation
Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Partnership (LP, LLP, LLLP)

Choose Your Entity Name:

Perform a Illinois Secretary of State Business Search to make sure that your business name is available.

Complete The Proper Paperwork:

File Your Paperwork & filing fees with the Illinois Secretary of State:

By mail, in person or online.

Secretary of State