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You may conduct business under the California LLC. However, if you maintain your principal office in Maryland, you should file with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation an application to qualify the California LLC as a foreign entity authorized to conduct business in Maryland. Otherwise, the LLC will be precluded from bringing suit in Maryland Courts in the event that the need ever arises.
If there is no particular reason to have your LLC be domesticated in California, it may be easier to just form a new Maryland entity, rather than maintaining a California entity that is qualified to do business in Maryland (fewer annual filings, etc.).
That is why you can conduct business under the California LLC. You need not do anything additional, unless you want to be able to sue in Maryland if the need arises.
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