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Hello. I'm starting a general contracting business in Chicago. I'm considering forming an LLC as a holding company for future DBAs for each part of the business, including construction, cleaning/maintenance, and window washing. Can I have multiple DBAs in Chicago under one LLC to streamline my taxes?

Lawyer's Assistant: Can you tell me what state the LLC is registered in?

I'm registering it in Illinois

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been officially filed? If so, what?

Nothing yet

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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney with extensive business law experience. I would be happy to provide assistance. Please keep in mind that our conversation does not include an attorney-client relationship and this is for general information purposes only.

Answer: Yes, you can do exactly what you described. I used to work of a staffing firm and we utilized the same method.

Although, you may want to form separate LLCs for each of these different parts of the business. I know that this adds cost and requires filing multiple tax returns, but it does divide the liability for the business even further.

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Thank you for the response. I see that your based in California, could your response be applied in all states, in particular the state of Illinois?

I always appreciate a customer that does their due diligence.

I am based in California, but I made sure to check Illinois law before I responded to your question.

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