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LLC, C-Corporation, or S-Corporation?

How to choose the right entity for your new business?



A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business structure which combines many of the benefits of a sole proprietorship or partnership with the limited liability of a corporation. The owners or “members” of an LLC report their business profit on their personal tax returns. LLC business structure protects the owners from liability for the company’s debts.

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C Corporation


C-Corporations are owned by the shareholders, who select a board of directors to manage the business. Profits are reported and taxed separately from the shareholders of the company. The C-corporation is a popular business structure for companies with complex operations, numerous shareholders, or businesses planning to sell stock on the public stock exchanges.

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S Corporation


An S-corporation (sometimes called “subchapter-S” or “small business” corporation) is a business structure that provides owners with limited liability for corporate debts while also allowing the shareholders to pass company income through to their personal tax returns. The S-corporation is a popular structure for small businesses.

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Why Choose Filenow?

Starting a new business has never been easier.

Our corporate specialists file the forms so you can keep working on your business. We’ve created a very intuitive and simple process that only requires you to answer a few online questions taking up less than 10 minutes. Once you’ve completed the first step, we’ll create the forms and file them for you! We’ll ensure that everything is completed accurately and completely, so there are no delays in getting your company registered and ready to do business.

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Our goal is to simplify the company formation process and make it a seamless experience for our customers.

Our Process

How we provide a seamless experience to form your business.

Step 1

Step 1: Answer a Few
Easy Questions

We take the guesswork out of launching your business. All you need to do is answer a few simple questions, and we’ll handle the rest.

Step 2

Step 2: We’ll Assemble
Your Documents

We’ll make sure that your company name is available for registration in your state, and assemble all of the documents… then we’ll file the documents on your behalf.

Step 3

Step 3: Receive Your Completed
Corporation Package by Mail

Once we file your paperwork and receive approval from the state, we’ll send your completed corporation package to you by mail. It’s simple, easy and quick.

Starting a new business has never been easier with Filenow.