GET $800 TO COVER THE LLC FILLING FEE
MAKE LOW MONTHLY PAYMENTS
BUILD YOUR CREDIT HISTORY
ACCESS ONLINE FINANCIAL EDUCATION
AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA ONLY
Starting a business can be expensive. In order to complete the registration of your LLC, you’ll need to cover an $800 fee -- the California Minimum Franchise Tax. Our LLC Loan Program offers an easy-to-follow process and an affordable way to pay for this fee, add liability protection to your business, and build your credit.
Apply online for an LLC Loan and complete the financial education courses. We’ll mail you a check made out to the California Franchise Tax Board within a week of your application being approved.
Mail your $800 check and your LLC Tax Voucher to the California Franchise Tax Board. Monthly payments will be debited from your checking account, and these payments will be reported to all three major credit bureaus!
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