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How to start a business in all 50 states

Whether you're forming a C-Corp, S-Corp, LLC, or Non-Profit, we have step-by-step instructions for starting your business, no matter where you live.





State-specific instructions for starting a business, anywhere in America

Thinking of starting your own business? Not sure how? We can help. No matter where you live, we have the guidance, requirements, and instructions to start your business. Just answer a series of questions using our online legal documents and forms and we'll help you file your incorporation paperwork with your state, make sure everything goes smoothly, and let you know how to keep your business compliant in the long run. We have information on all the major business types, so just choose whether you'd like to start your business as an LLC, a Non-Profit, or a corporation (either a C-Corp or an S-Corp) and we'll walk you through it, step-by-step.

Not sure how you want to form your business? We can help there too. You can read about the differences between LLCs and S-Corps (which are the most popular choices) or read the business formation articles for your state by clicking the links above. If you're still having trouble deciding, visit our incorporation center or give our specialists a call at (888) 627-1186.