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  • Documents filed with the state forming your corporation.
  • Personalized bylaws and resolutions defining who owns and manages the company.

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Over 1 million businesses

Over the past 12 years, we've gotten pretty good at helping people launch their businesses. In fact, we've helped over 1 million of them.

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Our attorneys continually maintain our documents to be up to date with the latest legal requirements in each state.

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Easy as 1-2-3

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1. Answer a few easy questions in as little as 15 minutes

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2. We'll assemble your documents and file them directly with the Secretary of State

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3. You'll receive your completed corporation package by mail

What's the difference between a corporation and an LLC?

Not sure if a corporation or LLC is right for you? Fortunately, there are a few simple guidelines many new owners go by.


Plan to raise money from outside investors
The stricter formalities give investors the knowledge they desire about how your company is run.

Plan to go public in the future
Are you shooting for the stars for a big exit?


Fewer formalities and legal requirements
For example, you don't have to hold board meetings or maintain records detailing how every company decision is made.

Ease of setup and management
Just set up and get to running your business.

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+ state filing fees

The basics to get you started

Preliminary corporation name clearance and filing of Articles of Incorporation.

Personalized bylaws

Includes provisions that help protect directors and officers from liability.

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+ state filing fees

Everything from Economy plus:

Deluxe incorporation kit

All of your documents organized in a custom-embossed binder

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+ state filing fees

Everything from Standard plus:

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Expedited review and printing in 2 business days.

2-day delivery

Once documents are ready, we'll ship your final package for arrival on the second business day.

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Common questions

What's the difference between a C corporation and an S corporation?
The IRS allows corporations to choose to be taxed as either a "C corporation" or an "S corporation." Income from C corporations are subject to double taxation; that is, the corporation pays taxes on its net income and then the shareholders also pay taxes on the income that they receive from the corporation.

S corporations have only one level of taxation. The shareholders still have to pay taxes on money that they receive from the corporation, but an S corporation does not pay taxes on its net income. While the S corporation is popular among small business owners, C corporations have greater tax planning flexibility.
How does a corporation protect my personal assets?
If a business operates as a corporation, the business owners, called shareholders, are not personally liable for debts or other claims against the corporation. That's because the corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners. If a corporation complies with the formalities required for it to be treated as a separate legal entity, then anyone seeking to collect a debt from, or enforce a claim against, a corporation, would not be able to collect from the shareholders themselves. They would only be able to pursue the assets held in the name of the corporation.
Why do many people choose to form their corporation in Delaware?
Delaware is a very popular place in which to form corporations. However, the primary benefits apply to larger public corporations or those planning to go public. Delaware's laws provide heightened protection for board members against lawsuits brought by shareholders, and Delaware has a court exclusively dedicated to resolving corporate disputes. These benefits don't mean much to smaller corporations. Keep in mind that if a corporation forms in Delaware and does business in another state, the corporation would be required to file additional paperwork, and pay any taxes and/or fees required to do business in that state. Given those factors, many smaller corporations keep it simple and form in the state in which they plan to do business.
What is an EIN?
An employer identification number (EIN), also known as a federal tax identification number, is used to identify a business entity for tax purposes. It's like a Social Security number, but for a business. In general, most businesses need an EIN. The only reason a business would not get an EIN is if it has only one owner, elects to be treated as a sole proprietor for tax purposes, and does not want to open a separate business bank account. In this case, the owner would use their Social Security number as the business identifier. However, there are disadvantages to this approach, namely the risk of liability.
What is a registered agent?
A registered agent (sometimes called a resident agent or statutory agent) is a person or business authorized to accept important legal documents on behalf of a business. States require businesses to provide the name of their registered agent at the time they form their business entity. While you can be your own registered agent, there are disadvantages. You have to be available during regular business hours and your information goes on the public record. If you miss a filing deadline, you risk being fined or shut down. Our registered agent service can ensure you receive important business documents, sort through junk mail and keep your information private.

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