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Choose the type of legal business entity you want to form - Limited Liability Company (LLC), Corporation, S-Corp, Non-Profit, or others? If you’re not sure about the type of business you want to form, take our entity type survey to find out.

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Fill out our simple, all-in-one form for efficient business formation, state filing, and federal EIN/Tax ID filing in a hassle-free manner. File all of your business formation documents by just completing one simplified online application.

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Once you fill out our form online, GovDocFiling will file all necessary business formation documents with the respective government agencies on your behalf. We offer expedited processing of your application at no additional cost.

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GovDocFiling makes business formation easier, quicker, and more secure. Together with our partners, we offer effortless state filing for LLCs and Corporations, federal EIN/Tax ID filing, and business formation to help you start, build, and grow your business.
Also, we provide you with the critical tools that we are confident you will need to take your business to the next level.

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Payment Processing Solutions

We did the research and negotiations on credit card processing rates for our customers. Accept business payments via Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal (starting at only 2.65%).

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Build, save, print, and sign your legal documents for seamless business operations. Also, get the legal business advice you need to protect yourself at a fraction of the cost of a typical lawyer.

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Bookkeeping Services can provide you with a team of bookkeepers and intuitive software to monitor your business financials. It’s a crucial business function.

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DBA (Doing Business as)

Once you’ve formed a legal business entity, you can “do business as” under a different name of your choice by filing for a DBA in your county.

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Whether you want to form a Limited liability Company (LLC), corporation, non-profit organization, or any other legal business entity, GovDocFiling and our partners, offer end-to-end business startup services for you that take care of all the necessities of getting started quickly and without a lot of hassle, time, or money.

The online form is quick and easy, and our cost-effective business formation packages are designed specifically for small businesses: freelancers, consultants, startups,1-2 person service businesses, and independent contractors.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an example of a tax ID number?

A federal Tax ID Number is an identification number used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to administer tax laws. This number is issued either by the IRS or Social Security Administration (SSA). A business Tax ID number is required on tax return forms.

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How do I get an EIN application?

An Employer Identification Number is a nine-digit number that identifies your business. It works much the same way your social security number does. If your company has employees, is a corporation or partnership, has a Keogh Plan or fits one of several other situations, it must have its own EIN.

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How many EIN numbers can I have?

As a business owner, you probably know your company needs an EIN (or Tax ID Number) issued by the IRS for tax purposes. But what if you own multiple businesses or operate different divisions of the same entity?

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What is the purpose of a tax ID number?

Your business is going to need to file income taxes. The Internal Revenue Service uses Tax Identification Numbers to distinguish between individuals, business, and nonprofit organizations, but business tax ID numbers should be distinct from your personal federal tax ID number.

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What does it mean to have a tax ID number?

For the IRS to conduct its business, it must have an easy way to identify each individual and business. To do this, they require each individual and business to have a tax ID number.

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How does an SSN differ from a tax ID?

A social security number (SSN) is a tax code used by an individual, while a tax ID is a nine-digit tax code for a business entity. For a business entity, a tax ID is usually called an EIN.

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What is a DBA?

If you’ve ever considered working for yourself, or starting your own business, you may have wondered: what is a DBA? Is a fictitious business name the same as a DBA? What are the benefits of a DBA to my business and myself?

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Can a DBA be filed for all business types?

Each type of business entity has clear advantages and disadvantages. Can a DBA be filed for all business types? In most cases, yes; but understanding what a DBA is and what it’s limitations are will help you decide if it’s worth

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How many DBA names can I register?

DBA application filing is a process overseen by state DBA laws and local government, protecting the public from nefarious business owners. DBA is an abbreviation for “doing business as,” and is also referred to as a fictitious name or trade name.

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Do I need a DBA?

If you’ve ever considered freelancing, or starting your own business, you should take a few moments to answer this very important question: Do I need a DBA? Not every small business owner needs to pursue DBA application filing, but

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Are any words prohibited in a DBA name?

DBA is an acronym that stands for “doing business as.” You may be wondering “do I need a DBA?” If you intend to do business using a name other than your legal business name, you need a DBA. DBAs are common for sole proprietors or partnerships that do not want to use the owners’ legal names to do business.

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If you’re starting a business, there are more then a few abbreviations you’ll need to remember. Filing a DBA application, or applying for an EIN, are two common steps for new business owners. However, they are not the same thing, and as a business owner you should know the difference.

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What is an LLC?

A limited liability company, commonly referred to as an LLC, combines the taxation benefits of a partnership with the limited liability of a corporation. Instead of partners, LLC business owners are called members, and there can be several, or a single member.

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What are the benefits to filing for an EIN as an LLC?

A limited liability corporation is one in which the members aren’t personally responsible for any company liabilities or debt. Limited liabilities have the protections of a corporation but the flexibility of a partnership. If your business is listed as a limited liability corporation, you can benefit further by applying for an Employer Identification Number.

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What’s the difference between an LLC and a corporation?

The fine print that separates a limited liability company (LLC) from a corporation can be overwhelming for new business owners or entrepreneurs. While the minutia of these details might be best suited for a legal advisor or accountant, the broad differences are fairly easy to understand, and they might be enough to help you make a judgment

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What happens if I apply for the wrong LLC?

Limited Liability Companies (LLC) are popular business structures because they offer personal liability protection for members and don’t have all the formalities that corporations do. LLCs also enjoy pass-through taxation, which means the company doesn’t pay federal income taxes; instead,

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What legal documents do I need to start an LLC?

For entrepreneurs thinking about starting their own business, forming an LLC is an ideal option, as such an entity provides the owners protection from lawsuits, business debts and other business indiscretions. However, in order to obtain that protection, there are a number of documents that the business owner or owners must file with the state government prior to conducting business.

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What are the differences between a partnership and a Limited Liability Company?

A Limited Liability Company is a legal entity all its own, while a partnership is owned by two or more people who share legal responsibility of the business entity. In a partnership, the business does not possess a legal identity outside of the business owners. A Limited Liability Company offers more flexibility in terms of operations and personal asset protection.

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What is a C-Corporation?

A C-Corporation is just anther way of saying corporation. It means the same thing. Corporations are incorporated business entities that file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State or a similar government agency.

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Can a C-Corp have multiple owners?

There are certain C-Corp requirements to meet whether you want to start a corporation with one shareholder or dozens. It is certainly possible to apply for a C-Corporation EIN with multiple owners, and when forming a C-Corp in this manner, there are a few points to keep in mind.

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Why is a C-Corp taxed differently than an LLC or S-Corp?

Unlike other business structures, C-Corp taxation is significant in that corporations are taxable entities. Corporations are taxed like an individual and contribute according to corporate income, and then again on shareholder tax returns. This is commonly called ‘double taxation’.

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What is an S-Corp?

S-Corporations, sometimes called S-Corps, can be useful ways for business owners to avoid what’s called “double taxation”, while also protecting shareholder assets from personal liability. It’s a mix of advantages drawn from other types of business entities; and it isn’t nearly as complicated or time consuming as you might think to establish.

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How do I file to become an S-Corporation?

Before we dive into how to file to become an S-corporation, let’s take a look at what an S-corporation is, exactly, and why you may want to establish this type of business entity for your company. S-corporations are similar to partnerships, or sole proprietorships, at least in terms of how the company will affect you financially.

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What is a disqualified S-Corporation?

There’s No Such Thing as a Disqualified S Corporation. Luckily, S corporation disqualification is more of an urban legend than fact. In 2010, Congress attempted to pass a measure that would have disqualified some S corporations, primarily small businesses, from using S corp tax structures when filing.

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Explore the Entity Types

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