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How to Change Name in New Jersey LLC

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New Jersey LLC Name Change

Are you a business owner looking for New Jersey LLC Name Change? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Change Name your LLC to ensure the most accurate records are kept.

There are various ways to do this based on your state.
This guide will walk you through the steps to correctly do this for yourself in New Jersey:

Fill out L-102

This form is available here for download. Once downloaded, fill it out like so:

1) List the name of the LLC
2) List the ten-digit Business ID
3) Enter the new LLC Name. Make sure to check if the name is available here: https://www.njportal.com/dor/businessnamesearch/
4) Effective Date (If applicable)
a) This cant be more than 30 days after the filing date. Backdating isn't allowed
5) Add a statement indicating that the signers are authorized to sign on behalf of the LLC.
6) Add signature, name and date of the authorized representative

There's multiple ways to submit this form - online, by mail, via fax, in-person.

Submit it online

1) Go to https://www.njportal.com/dor/businessamendments
2) Click on "File an Amendment or an Alternate Business Name" and select start the filing process
3) List the ten-digit Business ID
a) The business ID can be found on the Certificate of Formation
4) Select the business type
5) Date of Incorporation/Formation MM/YYYY
6) Click on L-102
7) Click I Agree
8) In the amendment information, select "Yes" to change your business name and "No" for the rest of the options.
9) Click on change business name
10) Enter the new business name and select LLC from the drop-down then click search
11) If the name is available, click save and continue
12) Add additional article changes (If applicable)
13) Review and continue
14) Enter the manager's first and last name or an authorized representative
15) Select payment type, the filing fee is $100
a) Credit card payment attracts a Service Fee of $3.50
b) E-Check payment attracts a Service Fee of $1.00
16) Pay.
17) Download the Business Formation Document.

Submit it by mail

1. Complete the form and submit in duplicate. Nonprofit organizations must submit form L-102 in triplicate.
2. Make checks payable to: TREASURER, STATE of NEW JERSEY. (No cash, please)
3. Mail to: NJ Division of Revenue, PO Box 308, Trenton, NJ 08646

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