What is an Incorporation?


Learn what an incorporation is and why it's important.

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What is an Incorporation?

Incorporation is the legal process of creating a new corporation. It is also known as company formation or legal company formation.

Every jurisdiction varies on the processes and requirements for an incorporation and these details can usually be found in the corporate law statutes of a jurisdiction.

Typically, the first step after an incorporation is the process of company organization.

Although it is possible to incorporate a company in person or by mail, most people, law-firms and legal departments choose to incorporate today using an online incorporation tool. Online incorporation is beneficial because it is usually quicker and easier.

Most entity management software will allow you to incorporate right from within the software.