U.S. Entity Formation

Expanding or starting a business in the United States is exciting but with the complexity of the US Federal and State systems, can be burdensome for overseas business owners.  Davies Legal Immigration has assisted clients for over 10 years in establishing a US presence, including forming entity structures, including Limited Liability Companies (“LLCs”), Corporations (C-Corp), S Corporation (S-Corp), Branches, Application for Authority to do business for Foreign Business Corporations. Our expertise and experience is informed by our legal practice as immigration lawyers and is therefore especially useful to foreign business owners.

The IRS briefly summarizes some of the most common entities as:

Limited Liability Company or LLC
A corporate structure whereby the members of the company cannot be held personally liable for the company’s debts or liabilities.

Corporation
A legal entity that is separate and distinct from its owners.

S corporation
Corporations that elect to pass corporate income, losses, deductions, and credits through to their shareholders for federal tax purposes.

Partnership
A relationship existing between two or more persons who join to carry on a trade or business.

International business
Foreign businesses with activities in the U.S. or domestic businesses with activities outside the U.S.

Foreign business owners should be mindful of visa requirements when forming their US business, particularly in relation to E-1, E-2, L-1, EB-1.

We provide quick formation services with times varying from state to state and a 24-hour EIN service.

If you are interested in a quick and professional company formation and/or EIN services, email us at info@davieslegal.com with the following information, on which we can provide a timeline and quote, enabling rapid filings where time is critical.

  1. Service
  2. Entity Structure
  3. State(s) (Please provide all states if multiple are considered)
  4. Ownership
  5. Visa Category (if applying for a visa)
  6. Have you received tax advice?
  7. Any other relevant information