How to Change Members of Florida Limited Liability Company

Removing a member or adding a member to a Florida LLC is pretty simple.  However, it is not done by filing something with the Secretary of State of Florida.

Step I – Change Internally

Any changes made to the members or managers are usually done through the LLC’s operating agreement privately, that is without a public filing.  Who can make the changes depends on whether the LLC is managed by its members or by managers.

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Step II – Make it Public (optional)

Changes to the members do not need to be filed with the state of Florida. However, if it is important to make these changes public (i.e. A member or manager wants to see this publically), you can report these changes by filing an Amended Annual Report or Articles of Amendment with the Secretary of State.

State Filing Fees & Maintenance Costs

Part of your consideration should be the state filing fees, along with the costs to maintain your entity in that state. Once again, select your state from the drop-down menu to read about both of these areas.

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