Business Formation


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One of the hardest parts of launching a business is learning what you need to do and when. We’ll guide you through it and process the paperwork. Windroot’s experienced team can save your time and money forming a business the most efficient way possible, based on your need and mission of forming a company. We are well-versed in the needs of business owners and can help address common challenges throughout the life cycle of your company.


Our Corporate Formation Services

  • Verify Business Name Availability
  • Preparation & filing of articles
  • Complete Operating Agreement/Bylaws
  • Ownership Certificates
  • IRS Tax ID Number (EIN)
  • IRS form 2553 or 8832
  • Business Credit & Funding Evaluation
  • Business Tax Consultation
  • Website Domain & Development
  • Secure portal to access and store incorporation documents
  • CPA Business Tax Strategy
  • Unlimited phone & email support

Business Formation Process

  • You select your entity type and filing package

    You choose the filing option and add-on services that fit your business needs.

  • Submit Necessary Info

    Then all you need to do is answer a few questions. We’ll do the rest! We complete a comprehensive search to verify name availability for your start-up.

  • We file your business documents with the State

    Our team collects and files all the necessary paperwork with the State to form your business based on your requirements.

  • The State confirms your business

    This process can take a few days or weeks depending on the State’s internal processes and formation backlog.

  • We deliver all business documents in a secure document portal

    The documents include your business formation certificate and employer identification number (EIN). You will get access to Windroot’s secure document-portal to upload and access all paperwork.

  • We provide ongoing services to keep your business compliant with all state requirements

    Our registered agent and worry-free compliance services ensure your company is always in good standing with the state. Also, you’ll have a business tax consultation with a tax expert to discuss filing requirements, potential tax savings, and audit protection.

Frequently asked questions

What's the difference between an LLC and a corporation?

Both protect owners so they’re not personally on the hook for business liabilities or debts. But, key differences include how they’re owned (LLCs have one or more individual owners and corporations have shareholders) and maintained (corporations generally have more formal record-keeping and reporting requirements). Even though LLCs are considered easier to start and maintain, investors tend to prefer corporations.

What's the difference between a C corporation and an S corporation?

The way you’re taxed.


C corporation income is taxed twice—the business pays taxes on its net income, and then the shareholders also pay taxes on the profits they receive. With S corporation income, only the shareholders pay taxes on profits received.

What's the main difference between a sole proprietorship and an LLC?

Personal liability protection. An LLC protects owners from being personally on the hook for business liabilities or debts. A sole proprietorship doesn’t.

How are different business types taxed?

LLCs, S corporations, and sole proprietorships are taxed once on profits received. C corporations are taxed twice; the business pays taxes at the corporate level, and shareholders pay taxes on income received. Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status are exempt from federal income taxes.

Which business types give me personal liability protection?

LLCs, corporations, and nonprofits. You don’t get personal liability protection with sole proprietorships or DBAs.

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Our firm is in Schaumberg, IL. Most of our clients are located in the surrounding areas. But our reach expands across all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

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