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Low-Profit Limited Liability Company

A Low-Profit Limited Liability Company (L3C) shall significantly further the accomplishment of one or more charitable or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 170(c)(2)(B), Internal Revenue Code; shall demonstrate that it would not be formed but for the company's relationship to the accomplishment of a charitable or educational purpose; subject to Subsection (3), may not have as a significant purpose the production of income or the appreciation of property; and may not have as a purpose to accomplish one or more political or legislative purposes within the meaning of Section 170(c)(2)(D), Internal Revenue Code.

You are always encouraged to consult an attorney to ensure appropriate consideration of all the legal implications of your choice of entity and filing. We stress that this filing website is not intended to substitute nor replace the advice of legal counsel.

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Frequently Asked Questions
    You can register a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company with our office in person, by mail, fax, or email. To register with our office, you will need to complete the Low-Profit Limited Liability Company application, or for assistance you can use the instructions for the application.
    You can renew a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company by renewing online. You will need to have the entity number and Renewal ID in order to renew online. If you do not have those items, you may contact our office..
    You can make changes to or update a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company online. The changes that you make here will be updated within 1 business day. You will need your Applicant ID and entity number.
    If you do not have those items, you may contact our office. You may also obtain the Applicant ID on the website, you will just need to provide a valid email address.
    You can amend a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company by completing the amendment application or using the guide sheet to create your own statement of amendment.

    You can merge a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company by completing the statement of merger of creating your own statement of merger.

    You can convert a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company by completing the conversion application or creating your own statement of conversion.
    You can obtain copies/certificates of a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company online by doing a Business Entity Search, then finding the entity you are looking for, then you click on the details of that entity.

    While you are looking at the details of that entity, at the bottom of the screen you have 3 options: Search for Images is the 1st option. You will need to click that button in order to search for any scanned images of that entity. The images will be emailed to an email account.

    While you are in the details page of the business entity, you have the 2nd option of ordering a certificate of existence by clicking on the Purchase Certificate of Existence Button.

    If you don't wish to order the images online, then you will need to order them inhouse which can be done in person, in writing or by fax or email. If you make a written request you may use our order form. Written requests for copies/certificates may take up to 7 business days. You may view the more information concerning ordering documents.
    You can find the principals of a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company by doing a Business Entity Search, finding the entity you are looking for, then you click on the details of that entity. While you are looking at the details of that entity, at the bottom of the screen you have 3 options: Access Principal Information is the 3rd option. You will need to click that button in order to view the principals of that entity.

    You may also do a Registered Principal Search. If you don't want to view the principals via the website, then you may contact our office for that information.
    You can find if the name you want to use for a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company is available by doing a business name availability search. You may also contact our office to verify that the name you want to use is available.

    You may also conduct a business entity search to see if there are other business entities that are already registered that may have a name similar to the name that you wish to use.

    Please note that although a name may appear to be available nothing is final until the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code approves the business filing.

    You can not fix the delinquent/expired status on a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company online at this time.

    Please contact our office.

Online Services
• There are no online services for this business entity at this time.
  Laws
Utah Code - Title 48-3a -- Utah Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

Forms (may not be handwritten)
Certificate of Organization
Statement of Dissolution
Statement of Termination
Amendment to Certificate of Organization
Articles/Statement of Conversion
Articles/Statement of Correction
Statement of Domestication
Statement of Merger
Statement of Withdrawal for delayed dated documents
Resignation Letter
Cover Letter

Guide Sheets
Filing Certificate of Organization
How to Amend Certificate of Organization
Information on Filing Certificate of Transfer
Information on Filing Certificate of Domestication

Misc. Information & Websites
What Constitutes "Doing Business" in Utah?
Who Must Register with the Utah Department of Commerce?
Why Register Your Business?
Utah Business Licensing & Registration Guide
How to Start a Business in Utah
Business Name Information
Tips for New Business Registrations
Business Information Website
Service of Process Information
Links to other websites
International Association of Corporation Administrators (IACA)
Workers Compensation Information
Local Business Licensing Offices

 

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