Register an LLC or CORP
Take the first exciting step to starting your business. But going legit as an LLC or CORP shouldn’t be a complex headache. RelateLegal does the heavy lifting for you — first find the business name you want, then fill out the simple application, and we’ll take care of the rest. In partnership with leading provider Legalinc, you’ll have an experienced team helping you with your paperwork. Save time and money.
Establishing your business as a legit entity shouldn’t give you paperwork hassles, or cost a lot. To start, type your business name in the search box to see if it’s available, then choose from three flexible Plans, at an affordable price.
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Fast and straightforward. Add your company name and state to our search box, to instantly find out if it’s available. Also check your business name as a website domain.
Takes just 10 minutes or less. We guide you through the online application. No confusing jargon. Clear pricing. Choose from three flexible Plans to suit your individual needs.
Legalinc will handle your LLC or CORP paperwork, and file it with your state within one business day. At each stage of the process you’ll get emails updating you on progress.
Start an LLC or Corporation without confusing legal paperwork, bureaucratic complexity, or expensive lawyer fees. In partnership with Legalinc, we do the heavy lifting for you.
It’s now easier than ever before to grab your ideal business name:
No more legal jargon, confusion, or hidden fees:
Never be left wondering what’s going on with the process:
This table will help you make the right decision about the type of business registration that works best for your individual needs.
|Primary Documents||Articles of Organization & Operating Agreement||Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws|
|Limited Liability Protection|
Personal assets protected against business debts.
|State Formation Fees|
State charges a fee (each state has different rates).
Ongoing fees required.
|Some states||Annual Report and state specific documentation|
|Ongoing Requirements||In some states no. Others require an Annual Report with filing fees||Annual Report, annual shareholder meetings, issuing stock|
|Management Structure||Managed by members or outsourced||Board of Directors elected by shareholders|
|Adding/Transferring Ownership||As decided in the Operating Agreement||Sale of stock to new or existing shareholders|
|Allowed to sell stock||No||Yes, to unlimited shareholders|
|Taxation Level||Personal income (pass though taxation). Some states charge a franchise tax||Separate entity. Double taxation - corporate tax on net earnings, personal tax on dividends|
These are all the main steps needed to go legit — RelateLegal can take care of them for you. There are a few added things to decide on when setting up your business, learn more in the FAQ section below.
Registering your business gives you an established legitimacy that sole proprietorship does not. An LLC or CORP also protects your personal assets against business debts. Plus there are tax benefits to be gained (speak to your accountant to learn more).
All states allow a foreign citizen to form a company in their jurisdiction, although they can differ in their requirements. Generally, you’ll need the same paperwork requirements as US citizens. The two main things you’ll need to get started are:
These are some other criteria for you to be aware of:
We will submit your completed application within one business day, no exceptions. To learn the filing times of the state you’re registering in, use our business name search bar.
A name search does not guarantee you’ll be granted that name with the state you register in. If this happens, Legalinc will reach out to discuss your options.
There are 9 states which don’t yet support real-time business search:
If you’re registering your LLC or CORP in one of these states, and the business name you choose isn’t available after filing, our partner Legalinc will reach out to help.
You’ll be looped in every step of the way:
It’s not possible to refund processing or state fees once the application has been submitted.