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Business Incorporation Formation: A Brief Guide

May 21, 2008
A guide to business incorporation formation:

This is a process by virtue of which a business comes into legal existence. This legal existence in which the business takes birth is referred to as a corporation.

A corporation is also known as a company in many jurisdictions. Both words have the same implications and represent a body incorporated under the relevant company laws. Incorporation is abbreviated as Inc. and company is abbreviated as Co.

Business incorporation formation can be of many types depending on the jurisdiction in which you are incorporating your business. Some of the most common forms of incorporation are listed below:

* Business

* Non profit organization

* Sports club

* A corporation owned by the government

* A Foreign corporation

* Public corporation

* Offshore Incorporation e.g in Seychelles

If you are a novice and are looking for information about business incorporation formation you should not worry because an abundance of resources are available both on and off the net to help you out in the process of business incorporation formation, including for a registration offshore company.

Books entitled as incorporation how to, or how to incorporate your business are available in almost every part of the world which throw light on the process of incorporation for different jurisdictions.

The incorporation how to books can be very handy because all the requirements of law for best incorporation are consolidated in one place, making your work easy and clarifying all aspects of company incorporation procedure.

These books also enumerate the documents which should be prepared for filing for incorporation with the regulatory authorities.

The documents prepared for filing for incorporation, whether locally or offshore, have a great importance in the business incorporation formation process because correctly prepared and filed documents ensure smooth and timely incorporation of your business with minimal cost incurred.

To obtain the best incorporation services you can focus on locating resources for incorporation around the world. Many individuals, firms and companies that have specialized in the process of company formation and have provided such services for many decades.

These entities and individuals are professionally trained and authorized to provide business incorporation information, advice and services.

These individuals, firms or companies guiding you in the incorporation process of your business usually also undertake the entire process themselves and fulfill all the legal requirements for incorporating your business. Where they do not have there own offices, they usually have an associate. They are also known as incorporation agents or company incorporation agents in some parts of the world.

The company incorporation agent is generally a useful person who can guide you throughout the process of incorporation of your business in his jurisdiction.

He will be able to advise you of the various legal issues involved, complete all the relevant documentation and requisites for the company incorporation process and will also be able to file the documentation with the appropriate regulatory agency on your behalf.

Incorporation agents for both local and offshore companies are found in every part of the world. Some have global expertise whereas others are limited to a specific jurisdiction or a couple of jurisdictions.

These agents will continue to guide you even after the incorporation of your business. If you like they can also, in some cases, help you with the legal requirements about the running of your business and filing of legal reports to the government.

Unfortunately, it is difficult to choose a competent agent for incorporating your business via the internet because you dont always know much about him / her.

However, the internet is a fabulous place to obtain appropriate business incorporation information!
About the Author
Ramapati Singhania specializes in creating and managing web businesses. His latest website http://www.incorporation-offshore-saves-wealth.com focuses on helping you to incorporate offshore companies in Seychelles, Mauritius and BVI. You can also visit his blog, http://www.ramapatisinghania.com
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