when open a LLC, it need to be on your home state ?

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@Jorge Hernandez diaz

Usually, you need the LLC to be registered in the same State as the property. Remember, business entities are State formed items. So, if the State doesn't know its there, it doesn't exist so has no legal standing. The main issue is not being able to go to court. Another issue could be taxes depending on what you are doing with the LLC (I'm thinking any withholdings...). You could register your LLC in your home state and register as a foreign entity in the State the property resides. I've heard "grumblings" that there are some issues with registered foreign entities in the Courts. Again, speak with some qualified professionals.

Also, it sounds like you already purchased your property, but don't have a LLC, yet. Be very careful about moving the property into the LLC. Its now already "messy" in my layman's opinion in terms of maintaining/protecting the pending LLC's corporate veil. This comes up nearly daily on BP...

Good luck.

You normally need to register the LLC to do business in each state that it does business in.
If the LLC is not doing business, there normally isin't a requirement to register.

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