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Forming a Corporation

A corporation's life begins when a document called the "Articles of Incorporation" (in some states the "Certificate of Incorporation" or "Certificate of Formation") is filed with the Secretary of State (or other appropriate state agency). If you decide to incorporate, LegalZoom has made forming a corporation easy and affordable. Simply answer a few questions online and LegalZoom will generate the necessary corporate formation documents, and we will file the Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State.


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