While an LLC operates on state statutes, getting a business license is much more specific. Licensees are authorized to operate in a geographical area — most commonly the county or city in which you are based.
This cost savings sometimes applies to your company’s Registered Agent as well. Depending on the state rules where you set up your Series LLC, you might only have to set up one Registered Agent for the entire Series LLC.
There are a few kinds of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, with slightly different IRS reporting and compliance requirements depending on the mission of the organization. Which sort of nonprofit do you want to be?