Choosing a business service provider like an LLC formation or a registered agent service is a big decision to make sure your business is set up properly and stays legally compliant. We look at 6 main criteria for each of the business service providers that we research and review.

Services Offered

Providers have a variety of business services you can choose from. Some companies specialize in one or two services, while others offer a more comprehensive suite of services tiered out into different plans.

Document Management & Organization

Can you easily get to your business's documents? How easy is their online portal to use? You need to be able to get to all of your legal documents easily and securely.

Processing Time

Your business service provider should be able to get paperwork processed in a timely manner. There's not much more frustrating than waiting for filings to get out of "Pending" status - we've been there too.


How good is the service is staying in compliance with the state and legal requirements necessary for running your business? We look into the compliance track record for every business service provider we review.

Customer Service

When you need help, your business service provider should make it quick and easy for you to talk to a real person who can help you solve whatever problems you encounter.


As with any other cost in your business, you want to make sure you're getting a good value out of your business service provider. No matter you're budget, we're looking at the value that each additional feature is bringing to the table and giving you our verdict on whether or not it's worth it.

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