Register Minnesota LLC
Minnesota Limited Liability Company
You have always dreamed of owning your own business.  You have a plan.  You have the passion.  Now you just need to get started . . . .  We can help.

The LLC Formation Process Begins Here:

Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. law firm, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has the experience to efficiently organize your Minnesota Limited Liability Company (LLC), including registration with the Minnesota Secretary of State and tax registrations required by the Minnesota Department of Commerce and Internal Revenue Service.  Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. business attorneys regularly work with entrepreneurs and established businesses in business formation and organization matters.

This website provides answers to 
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) about incorporating your Minnesota LLC.

In addition, this website includes a straightforward Minnesota LLC Checklist 
to help you start thinking about the issues that will determine whether registering a Minnesota LLC is right for you. 

Finally, this website allows you to schedule an Initial LLC Legal Consultation 
with a Minnesota LLC attorney.


 How Does the Minnesota LLC Formation Process Work? 

First, before you leave this website, schedule your Initial LLC Legal Consultation with a Minnesota LLC attorney by completing the online form

Second, once we receive your inquiry, we will call you to schedule the initial consultation with a Minnesota LLC attorney.

Third, prior to the initial consultation, we ask that you e-mail, fax, or mail your completed Minnesota LLC Checklist.  This will allow us to expedite your Minnesota LLC organization consultation and maximize its value to you.

Fourth, if you choose to hire Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. and require an expedited LLC registration, we can usually confirm the organization of your Minnesota LLC within one business day.


How Much Will it Cost to Register My Minnesota LLC?

If you decide to hire Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. law firm, we can typically organize your LLC for a FLAT FEE (including applicable Minnesota Secretary of State filing fees).

We will quote the FLAT FEE during the initial attorney consultation (or shortly thereafter) after taking into consideration the complexity of your situation, the number of owners, and your desired turnaround time for registering your Minnesota LLC.


How Quickly Can I Register My Minnesota LLC?

The process of registering your Minnesota LLC following the initial consultation is relatively fast.  Typically, however, additional decisions need to be made following the initial consultation.  Drafts need to be circulated, and the attorney will need to consult with you throughout the process.  Thus, it could take several days before all of the paperwork is finalized . . . much depends on how quickly you can make decisions and provide requested information.

If time is of the essence, often we can register your Minnesota LLC on the SAME DAY or WITHIN 24 BUSINESS HOURS after you submit the completed Minnesota LLC Checklist.


What Services Are Included in the Minnesota LLC Flat Fee?

The two most common types of entities for a small business in the State of Minnesota are Minnesota Limited Liability Company (LLC) and Minnesota S-Corporation.  For the flat fee, our law firm will:

  1. Consult with you and decide what type of entity to create (e.g., Minnesota LLC or Minnesota S-Corp.);
  2. Prepare Articles of Organization for the Minnesota LLC;
  3. File the Articles with the Minnesota Secretary of State;
  4. Prepare Minutes of Action of the Organizer, including appointment of the first board of governors (or managers);
  5. Prepare Operating Agreement for the new Minnesota LLC;
  6. Prepare Member Control Agreement for the members (owners) of the new Minnesota LLC;
  7. Prepare First Set of Minutes and designate governors and managers of the new Minnesota LLC;
  8. Prepare Contribution Agreement(s) for all owners who will be purchasing LLC membership units;
  9. Prepare a Unit Membership Ledger for all LLC membership units issued;
  10. Prepare Unit Membership Interest Certificates;
  11. Obtain Federal Tax ID Number for the new Minnesota LLC;
  12. Obtain Minnesota State Tax ID Number for the new Minnesota LLC; 
  13. Assemble Company Minute Book for the new Minnesota LLC; and
  14. Send a Letter to the New LLC explaining important concepts of corporate law.
Additional documents, such as a Minnesota Buy-Sell AgreementMinnesota Employment Agreement, or Minnesota Non-Compete Agreement can be prepared for an additional fee.


Why Not Incorporate Cheaper Through an Online Incorporation Service?

Clients often ask, "Why shouldn't I incorporate in Minnesota with an online service that is less expensive?" 

The simple answer is . . . a computer program cannot practice law.  If you want an attorney who is licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota to give you skillful legal advice, pick the legal entity that is right for you, and prepare your legal documents, then we are here to help.  We charge fair prices for the work we do and stand behind the quality of our work.

If your primary goal is speed and cost, however, then an online service may be right for you.  Not all online incorporation services are bad; if money is tight, it might make sense.  From experience, however, we strongly discourage use of online LLC registration services if your Minnesota LLC will have more than one owner.


How Can Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. Help Me After My Minnesota LLC is Organized?

Whether you hire us to register your Minnesota LLC, opt to organize your Minnesota LLC on your own at the Minnesota Secretary of State, or choose an online registration service to organize your Minnesota LLC. . . we can help you with your corporate and business legal needs following the organization. 

We handle a broad range of
Minnesota Business Law Services for the new business including contracts, real estate leases, employment agreements, employee handbooks, collections, and litigation.

If you think you might need some of these items, schedule an
Initial Minnesota LLC Legal Consultation so you can learn more.  Even if you don't hire us to register your Minnesota LLC, you might be in need of a Minnesota corporate attorney down the road. 

Otherwise, bookmark this site and call us when and if you need a Minnesota corporate attorney.

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The Minnesota corporate law firm
of Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. in Minneapolis, Minnesota represents entrepreneurs, business owners, investors, and individuals who wish to incorporate in Minnesota, find out how to incorporate in Minnesota, organize a Minnesota limited liability company (LLC), register Minnesota LLC, incorporate Minnesota LLC, incorporate Minnesota Subchapter S Corporation, incorporate Minnesota S-Corporation, incorporate Minnesota S-Corp., incorporate Minnesota business, incorporate Minnesota C-Corporation, register Minnesota business, obtain Minnesota business license, start Minnesota sole proprietorshipstart a Minnesota business, obtain Minnesota tax ID numbers, and obtain Minnesota assumed name. Our Minnesota LLC attorneys, Minnesota LLC incorporation attorneys, Minnesota LLC lawyers, Minnesota corporate lawyers, Minnesota corporate super lawyers, and Minnesota AVVO lawyers help clients register Minnesota LLCs and Minnesota limited liability companies wherever they might live, including Minneapolis, St. Paul, Apple Valley, Blaine, Bloomington, Brainerd, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Duluth, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Edina, Lakeville, Mankato, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Moorhead, Plymouth, Richfield, Rochester, St. Cloud, Stillwater, Twin Cities, Woodbury and other cities within the State of Minnesota (MN) (Minn.). 

Don't wait any longer.  Contact Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. now to start the process of registering your Minnesota LLC today.