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Form Certificate Of Limited Liability Partnership Form And Instructions

 

INSTRUCTIONS: CERTIFICATE OF LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP

 

Interested parties can use this form to create a limited liability partnership in the state of Maryland.  There are numerous advantages included in creating a partnership, and although this form is easy to complete, you should still consult with an attorney, accountant, or similar professional. 

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 1”

Indicate the proposed name of the limited liability partnership on line 1.  Use one of the following terms in the name: limited liability partnership, L.L.P, or LLP.  Make sure the proposed name is not confusingly similar to another company in the state. 

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 2”

State the purpose of the limited liability partnership on line 2 in one or two sentences.

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 3”

Provide the address for the limited liability partnership on line 3.  Do not include a PO Box; include a street address. 

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 4”

Enter the name of the resident agent for the limited liability partnership.  The LLP can elect an individual, adult resident of the state or a corporation in the state.  Also, indicate the resident agent’s street address.  Do not provide a P.O. Box.

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 5”

List any additional provisions on line 5.  If additional space is need, write “See Attached” and attach a one-side, separate sheet. 

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 6”

The individual forming the limited liability partnership needs to sign line 6, and the resident agent must sign line 7.  Make sure the filing party includes their mailing address on the last lines. 

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 7”

The minimum filing fee is $100.00, and the fee increases with a Certified Copy and/or Certificate of Status.  Click on the blue box at the bottom of the Certificate to calculate the filing fee.  If you’re faxing the form, provide your Visa or MasterCard card number.  If you mail the form, provide a check payable to State Department of Assessments and Taxation. 

 

“Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership Step 8”

Fax the form to 410-333-7097 or mail the form to the following address:

 

State Department of Assessment and Taxation

Charter Division, 301 W. Preston Street; 8th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21201-2395

 

The form takes about 8 weeks to process regularly.  Expedited service takes about 7 business days.  Expedited service is $50.00. 

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