So, you’re ready to form a business and you’re considering LegalZoom, but want to look into some alternatives?
We believe it’s important to consider your options before making a final decision on what’s right for you and your business. That’s why we put together this comparison for the top two alternatives to LegalZoom: Incfile and Northwest.
Each one offers a different strength, and below we’ve given a brief overview of both for your consideration.
Incfile – $100 Less Than LegalZoom
Why They Made The List: With the lowest incorporation price currently offered, Incfile is the leader for providing a great balance of value and features.
Price: At $49 for the basic package, almost anyone can afford to establish a Corporation or LLC with Incfile. They include an entire year of their Registered Agent service for this price, and then it only costs $119 per year after that. Plus, they offer more features than other incorporation services do.
Ease of Use: If you’re looking for more than the basic package offers, even their two more expensive packages offer a decent value for the additional cost. Then if you have even more specific business needs, Incfile probably has an add-on feature available to help. Plus, they offer a 1-business day guarantee for filing your formation paperwork with the state.
When to Use: Use Incfile if you’re looking for the best overall value. You’ll get the best price, good features and quick LLC or Corporation formation.
Northwest Registered Agent – $80 Less Than LegalZoom
Why They’re On This List: Northwest is in our top three for providing top-notch customer service and a great price for business formation. If you’re looking for a provider that will be there for you to answer questions and help you along the way – Northwest is solid.
Price: They make it affordable for anyone to form a business. In fact, they offer one of the least expensive ways to form a business at $69 for their basic package. This package is a great deal because it also comes with their Registered Agent service for a full year at no additional cost. After the first year, it only costs $125 annually, a price that is lower compared to other incorporation services.
Ease of Use: While price is probably one of your top concerns, it’s also important to consider how easy your provider makes it to register your business. One of the ways they provide excellent customer service is by providing clear explanations and direction on their site for incorporation. They remove the confusion by narrowing their features and add-ons down to a select few.
When to Use: With Northwest, the price is competitive, the ordering process is fast and simple and it’s all backed up by the best customer service in the business. Use Northwest if you care most about great service and overall value.
Incfile, Northwest and LegalZoom were the clear leaders for providing incorporation services.
When it comes down to making a choice between these services: