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Why and How to Incorporate a Business

Information about business types, state requirements, and how to incorporate.

Learn why and how to incorporate your business, including information on types of businesses, state requirements & more. Let us guide you through the process.

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Best State to Incorporate

Find about the factors to consider when you select a state for incorporation, including costs, state statutes & taxation requirements, corporate laws, and more.


S Corp vs LLC

Compare S Corporation vs LLC incorporation. Learn about their similarities, such as limited liability protection & ongoing state requirements, as well as their differences, such as their ownership, management teams. BizFilings has the tools & resources to select the right one for your business.


S Corporation vs C Corporation

Compare S Corp vs C Corp incorporation. Learn about their similarities, such as limited liability protection & document filings, as well as their differences, such as taxation and ownership, & S Corporation election. BizFilings has the tools & resources to select the right one for your business.


LLC vs Inc

Compare LLC vs Inc. (S Corp or C Corp) incorporation. Learn about LLC benefits, such as flexiblity in management & pass-through taxation, as well as differences, such as business losses, self-employment taxes, and more. BizFilings has the tools & resources to select the right one for your business.


Creating an LLC

Learn about creating an LLC (Limited Liability Company): incorporating, protection of assets, taxes, & More. BizFilings has the tips & resources to guide you.


Comparing Company Types

Compare types of businesses: C Corporation (C Corp), S Corporation (S Corp), LLC (Limited Liability Company) & DBA (Doing Business As). Learn their differences to decide which business type is right for you, which state to select for incorporation, & how BizFilings can help you incorporate online.


The Benefits of Business Incorporation

What are the advantages of incorporating your business? Why incorporate as an S or C Corp? Learn the pros and cons of S corporations and C corporations.


What Are Articles of Incorporation?

Learn more about what are articles of incorporation, the company formation documents required to incorporate your business with BizFilings.


S Corporation Advantages & Disadvantages

Learn about creating a S Corp (S Corporation): its asset & tax advantages and its potential disadvantages. BizFilings has the tips & resources to guide you.


Form an LLC- Limited Liability Company

Discover what you-ll need to form an LLC (limited liability company) including the formation documents, or articles of organization, and how to get incorporated online with help from BizFilings.


Why Choose a C Corporation?

When registering a company, C corporation or C corp is the most common corporation type, but it isn't always the top choice for small business owners.


Understanding Nonprofit Formation

Learn about creating a Non Profit Corporation: incorporating, choosing a business name, defining your business purpose, choosing a registered agent, choosing and incorporator, directors, officers, obtaining tax-exempt status, and more. BizFilings has the tips & resources to guide you.


Filing for Tax Exempt Status for Your Nonprofit

Learn how to file for tax-exempt status for your nonprofit and the benefits tax exemption offers.


Why Incorporate in Delaware or Nevada?

Learn what makes Delaware and Nevada attractive incorporation states for many businesses.


What is a Registered Agent?

Let BizFilings help you learn about registered agents and the role they play to ensure your small business is compliant with state requirements.


Which Partnership Type is Right for Me?

Learn the differences in tax consequences and requirements of business partnership entities including the LP, LLP, PC and PLLC


When to Use a Registered Agent Service

Learn when to use a professional registered agent to keep your business in compliance with state requirements.


Online Incorporation Turns 21

Online incorporation turns 21 this year, amid a climate of deregulation and focus on making it easy as possible for businesses to start and operate.


How to Create Your Professional Service Business

Learn how to incorporate your professional service business as a PC, PLLC or LLP.


Types of Partnerships

Compare types of partnerships: Limited Partnerships (LP), Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) and General Partnerships. Learn their key differences & benefits.


Incorporating in the U.S. - Factors to Consider

Incorporating a business in the United States from overseas requires some considerations. Let BizFilings help with your foreign company formation.


Incorporating a Business in New York

Incorporating a business in New York? Let BizFilings step you through the requirements of starting a business in New York. Click here for more information.


How to Incorporate a Business in California

Understand what it takes and how to incorporate a business in California. BizFilings provides information to help you make good decisions. Click here for details


How to Incorporate a Business in Delaware

Incorporating a business in Delaware saves you money in fees and taxes. Learn how to incorporate your small business in -The First State.-


LLC Florida

Forming an LLC in Florida has tax and personal asset protection advantages. There are also disadvantages. Learn more about forming an LLC in Florida.


How to Incorporate a Business in Nevada

Incorporating your business in Nevada offers small business owners many tax advantages. Discover if incorporating in Nevada is right for you.


8 Reasons to Choose BizFilings as Your Registered Agent

Learn how having BizFilings as the registered agent for your company can help your business stay in compliance.


10 Good Reasons to Use a Registered Agent Service Provider

Help ensure company compliance by learning the situations in which using a registered agent service can benefit your business.


Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate in Delaware

Our infographic details 5 important reasons why over 1 million businesses including two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies have incorporated in Delaware.


How to File a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Non-Profit Organization

Proper filing of the 501(c)(3) for recognition by the Internal Revenue Service can qualify non-profit organizations for tax-exempt status. Learn more today.


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