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Bizee Versus Swyft Filings: A Review

When it comes to forming a business, you need a service that combines quality, expertise, speed and value for money. Here at Bizee, we know you have a choice when it comes to creating a business entity. That’s why we’ve put together this objective review, comparing our company formation services with one of our competitors, Swyft Filings.

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Bizee Compared to Swyft Filings: A Summary

Company

Bizee logoSwyftfilings logo

Cost for Starting an LLC

(Basic Package)

$0 + state fee

$49 + state fee

Registered Agent

Free for the first year, then $119 a year thereafter

$119 a year

What’s included

  • File a DBA
  • Get an EIN
  • Annual report preparation and filing
  • Customized operating agreement
  • Banking resolution
  • Business license and permit search
  • S Corporation tax filing structure for LLCs
  • Trademark search and registration
  • Corporate kit and seal
  • Corporation bylaws
  • Corporation organizational meeting minutes templates
  • Bookkeeping and tax services
  • Domain and email
  • Virtual business address and mailbox service
    • File a DBA
    • Get an EIN
    • Business license and permit research
    • Customized Operating Agreement
    • S Corporation tax filing structure for LLCs
    • Corporation bylaws
    • Banking resolution
    • Initial report filing
    • Withdrawal from other states
    • Minutes manager
    • Convert between different entity types
    • Foreign qualification
    • Seller's tax permit
    • Generic templates provided for some business documents

    Cost Comparison: Bizee and Swyft Filings

    Both incorporation businesses provide three packages for LLC company formation. Swyft Filings’ packages are priced identically to Bizee, although they do not contain quite as many services, plus you’ll pay from year one for Registered Agent Service.

    Company

    Bizee silver plan logoSwyftfilings basic logo

    Cost for Starting an LLC

    (Basic Package)

    $0 + state fee

    $49 + state fee

    What’s included

  • Unlimited business name searches
  • Registered Agent service
  • Verification of company name availability
  • Preparation and filing of Articles of Incorporation
  • Setup of a business bank account with Bank of America
  • Free electronic delivery of documents
  • An online dashboard
  • Unlimited phone and email support
  • Free business tax consultation
  • Lifetime customer alerts
  • Lifetime customer support
    • Free entity name check
    • Preparation and filing of Articles of Incorporation
    • Tracking of order progress
    • Free electronic delivery of documents
    • Customer support
    • Free business tax consultation
    • Dedicated business specialist
    • 100% satisfaction guarantee
    • Free domain name
    • Online access to documents
    • Free electronic delivery of documents

    Company

    Bizee gold plan logoSwyftfilings standard logo

    Cost

    $149 + state fee

    $149+ State Fee

    What’s included

    Includes everything in the Silver package, plus:

  • A corporate kit
  • An Employer Identification Number from the IRS
  • Filing of IRS Form 2553 if needed to have your LLC taxed as an S Corporation
  • Creation of a customized operating agreement
  • Provision of a banking resolution
  • Express shipping of physical documents
  • Includes everything in the Basic package, plus:

    • An Employer Identification Number from the IRS
    • Creation of a customized Operating Agreement
    • Provision of a banking resolution
    • Custom organizational minutes

    Company

    Bizee platinum plan logoSwyftfilings premium logo

    Cost

    $299 + state fee

    $299 + state fee

    What’s included

    Includes everything in the Silver and Gold packages, plus:

  • Access to a business document and contract templates library
  • Expedited filing
  • FedEx delivery
  • A website domain name and business email
  • Includes everything in the Basic and Standard packages, plus:

    • Electronic delivery of state documents
    • Customized digital corporate kit (no physical product provided)
    • Business website and web hosting
    • Express shipping

    Evaluating Their Expertise on LLC Formation


    Arriving at the Company Formation Website

    What can you expect when you visit the websites for the first time?


    Bizee

    Bizee’s front page is clear and easy to understand, getting you straight into the process of starting a business. Bizee starts by asking you about the type of entity you want to create and providing information for each one.

    Swyft Filings

    Swyft Filings' website is very good and provides clear navigation and allows you to get straight to incorporation. They also provide a quick overview of the different business entity types.

    Comparing Different Business Entity Types

    Prospective business owners will need to review their options when deciding on the right business structure. It’s important to have the right information so you can make an informed, educated choice.


    Bizee

    has dedicated pages on each entity type, from LLCs to C Corporations, plus a Business Resources designed to give a prospective business owner deep insight into the business structure that’s best for them. It also has an overview page and comparison chart highlighting the key benefits and drawbacks for each type of business entity.

    Swyft Filings

    Swyft Filings also has a comparison page listing the differences between the various types of business entities. The information here is comprehensive, although it can be difficult to do a side-by-side, at-a-glance comparison.

    Both Bizee and Swyft Filings have large collections of helpful documents for prospective business owners.


    Other Business Services Offered


    Both Bizee and Swyft Filings provide several business services besides company formation. We’ve included a summary of those services below, along with the price from each provider.



    Registered Agent Services

    Provides a Registered Agent to take care of receiving your official business filings and paperwork.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    Free for the first year, then $119 a year thereafter

    Swyft Filings

    $149 a year

    “Fictitious” or “Doing Business As” Name

    Use this filing to do business under a different name than the name of your LLC.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    $99 + state fees

    Swyft Filings

    $99 + state fees

    Employer Identification Number From the IRS

    Most LLCs will need an EIN for tax identification purposes.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    Included as part of the Gold and Platinum packages, or $70 as a one-off fee

    Swyft Filings

    Included as part of the Complete package, or $79 as a one-off fee

    Customized Operating Agreement

    An operating agreement defines various facts about the owners of a business and how they will interact.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    Included as part of the Gold and Platinum packages, or $40 as a one-off fee

    Swyft Filings

    Included as part of the Standard and Premium packages, or $35 as a one-off fee

    Banking Resolution

    A banking resolution authorizes certain individuals within the business to access, control, and act as a signatory on business bank accounts.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    Included as part of the Gold and Platinum packages, or $35 as a separate service

    Swyft Filings

    Included as part of the Standard and Premium packages, or $30 as a separate service

    Business Licenses and Permits Research

    LLCs require various permits and licenses to operate.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    $99

    Swyft Filings

    $99

    S Corporation Tax Filing Structure for an LLC

    This type of tax filing can save significantly on self-employment taxes.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    Included as part of the Gold and Platinum packages, or $50 as a one-off fee

    Swyft Filings

    $99

    Trademark Search and Registration

    Trademark searches look for trademarks similar to those you want to register. Trademark registration takes care of the trademark filing and approval process.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    $199 + federal fee for both trademark search and registration

    Swyft Filings

    Not offered as a service

    Annual Report Filing

    Helps you file an annual or biennial report or statement of information with the relevant agency.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    $99 + state fee

    Swyft Filings

    $99 + state fee

    Corporate Kit and Seal

    A corporate kit provides a way to gather and file paper documentation, membership or share certificates, and a seal with your company’s name.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    Included as part of the Gold and Platinum packages, or $99 as a one-off fee

    Swyft Filings

    Included as part of the Premium package or $99 for digital service, which does not provide physical product

    Corporate Bylaws

    Bylaws are required for S Corporations and C Corporations for corporate governance. They are not required of LLCs.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    $30 or included as part of Gold and Platinum packages

    Swyft Filings

    $35

    Corporation Organizational Meeting Minutes Templates

    S Corporations and C Corporations are required to keep business minutes of formal meetings. This is not required of LLCs.

    Company

    Cost

    Bizee

    Included in Gold and Platinum packages, or $25 as a separate service

    Swyft Filings

    Included in Standard and Premium packages, or $25 as a separate service

    Swyft Filings provides a comprehensive suite of services, at similar prices to Bizee.

    They also provide some specialist services not available as part of many incorporation businesses, such as withdrawing from states and changing between entity types. Although these specialist services won’t be applicable to the majority of entrepreneurs, in some cases they could prove useful.


    When it comes to basic incorporation and Registered Agent services though, Bizee still has Swyft Filings beat. Bizee doesn’t charge anything to incorporate your business, while Swyft Filings’s minimum fee is $49. Additionally, Bizee’s Registered Agent service is free for the first year, then $119 a year thereafter, whereas Swyft Filings is $149 a year from the start.

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