S corp vs. LLC: How are they different, and how to choose?

LLCs and S corporations are different aspects of business operations but are not mutually exclusive. Use this guide to learn more about the difference between an LLC vs. an S corporation.

Ready to start your business? Plans start at $0 + filing fees.

Halona Black

by Halona Black

Halona is a content marketing strategist who works with the tech industry. She is also an author/coach to global lead...



Updated on: March 21, 2024 · 19 min read

Twitter logoFacebook logoLinkedIn logoReddit logo
This article is for informational purposes. This content is not legal advice, it is the expression of the author and has not been evaluated by LegalZoom for accuracy or changes in the law.

You may also like

Starting a Business

How to get an LLC and start a limited liability company

Considering an LLC for your business? The application process isn't complicated, but to apply for an LLC, you'll have to do some homework first.

May 29, 2024 · 11min read

Forming Your Corporation

What is the difference between S corp and C corp?

Learn the differences between forming an S corp and a C corp and get help deciding which is right for your business

March 6, 2024 · 21min read

Starting a Business

What is an S corp and is it right for me?

Find out how S corp status can eliminate corporate double taxation or minimize LLC self-employment taxes.

January 3, 2024 · 4min read