Jumpstart your business

Jumpstart your business

Using 1-800Accountant to register as a legal entity is quick, easy, affordable, and saves you thousands per year.

Starting at $0 + state fees  iThe state fee is what your selected state charges to file a new business entity. Fees range from $50 to $500. We send this fee directly to the Secretary of State with no markup.Limited Time Offer

Why use
1-800Accountant for entity formation?

Peace of mind

Your personalized recommendation from our CPAs ensures your business is optimally structured and classified correctly.

It's quick and easy

Our accountants use proprietary technology to recommend the best business type for your specific situation. It's fast, simple, and cost-effective.

Immediate tax savings

Accountants are tax experts, always thinking of your bottom line. We set you up to minimize your tax burden from the start.

The fast, simple way to start your business.

  • Answer a few important questions.
  • Select from our CPA-recommended packages.
  • We’ll handle the paperwork so you can focus on your business.

Make it official with an LLC.

Our CPAs typically recommend forming as an LLC due to the numerous advantages it provides small business entrepreneurs.

LLC owners enjoy simplicity and flexibility in how they are taxed along with the protection of their personal assets, shielding them from business liabilities.This protection ensures that an owner isn't taxed as an business and again as an individual, leading to significant savings.

Once you've formed as an LLC, you have 75 days to select a different tax structure for your business, such as an S Corporation. If you have questions, please call us or schedule an appointment.

Three packages to form your business

Customized Articles of Incorporation
We’ll prepare and file your Articles of Organization.
Verified Name Availability Search
State and federal (USPTO) name availability searches.
Secure Online Document Access
Access your incorporation documents anytime you need to by signing in to the 1-800Accountant portal.
Free Tax Savings Consultation
Maximize your tax savings with help from a pro. Schedule time for a live discussion about your business’s tax situation. Get answers to your accounting questions and uncover tax savings.
EIN Business Tax Number (Tax ID)
EINs (AKA Tax ID) are like a Social Security number for your business. The IRS uses it to identify you.
Customized Operating Agreement
Establish the ground rules for your business.
Banking Resolution
This is required to prove to financial institutions that you’re authorized to act on behalf of the company.
Priority Processing
We will submit your paper work within 1-2 business days. State processing times may vary.
Registered Agent
You are required to appoint a Registered Agent when you form your business. Our experts will work on your behalf to maintain compliance.
EINs (AKA Tax ID) are like a Social Security number for your business. The IRS uses it to identify you.
, Priority Processing
We will submit your paperwork within 1-2 business days. State processing times may vary.
, and Complete Compliance
Businesses are legally required to file an annual report. We'll automate the process for you.
can be added to any package.

Why new business owners choose

"It's good to have experts on your side."
Feb 2022
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"Great service. They make everything so easy."
March 2022
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"Thank you for giving me peace of mind..."
Feb 2022
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Entity Formation FAQs

Using an accountant to form your business is advantageous due to their small business tax expertise in your state and industry. They will analyze your information and recommend the optimal structure for your small business, minimizing your tax burden in the process.

It typically takes five to ten business days to form a business but can vary depending upon entity type and state. It can sometimes take longer, depending on volume. We can help expedite the process.

The central entity types include sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, C corporation, S corporation, and limited liability company. Each has different benefits regarding the taxation of your business. Our experienced CPAs will recommend the best entity for you based on the information provided.

Your state changes a tax deductible fee to file a new business entity, which we pass along with no additional markup. 1-800Accountant does not charge to form your business. Our fees are for added value services at different price points, depending on the package you choose.

First, you need to determine what forms you’ll need. The forms depend primarily on your business type and whether shareholders will pay their own taxes.

Next, determine the tax deadline for your business type. Then, you should gather your records, look for tax credits and deductions, and deduct any estimated tax payments.

If you’re unable to pay, consider filing for an extension to pay or research alternatives to pay taxes.

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Let's get down to business.

1-800Accountant offers a range of services for new and experienced small business owners, empowering them to focus on growth throughout their business journey.