Here’s a rundown of the 9 steps SmartUp outlines
1.) Company Name. Decide on the Entity’s Name
2.) File Online. Register your Entity through the Georgia Secretary of State.
3.) Receive Confirmation. The Georgia Secretary of State will confirm that your Entity has been formed.
4.) Publicize the Entity Formation. Contact the County Newspaper (Legal Organ) and ask for a publication.
5.) Obtain an EIN. Request an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS.
6.) Obtain GA DOR Tax ID Number. Register the Entity with the Georgia Department of Revenue (GA DOR)
7.) Obtain GA DOL Number. Register the Entity with the Georgia Department of Labor (GA DOL)
8.) Obtain a Business License. Issued by the County or City.
9.) Sign Governing Documents. Obtain, sign and store the documents that govern the Entity.