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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Comparing Company Types

Discover types of businesses, including C Corporation (C Corp), S Corporation (S Corp), LLC (Limited Liability Company) & DBA (Doing Business As), their differences, deciding the right type for your business and the state in which to incorporate & more.

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.

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 an S Corp (S Corporation), its asset & tax advantages and its potential disadvantages, as well as how to form an S Corporation.

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

Do I Need a Registered Agent for My Business?

Learn about why your business needs a Registered Agent, including the consequences of not having a professional one, and the requirements.

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.

Business Startup Incorporating

Articles on incorporating a startup or forming a new business in another state.

Delaware’s Series LLC Law Undergoes Major Changes

Learn how the amendments to Delaware Series LLC law can affect your business or those of your clients, in regards to compliance, UCC, & more.

The Benefits of Forming a Nonprofit Company

Learn about the benefits of forming a nonprofit company.

Hub Page How to Form an LLC

Start your LLC (Limited Liability Company) in 8 easy steps with our guide, including choosing a state & registered agent, foreign qualification, & more.

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