Swyft Filings Review 2023
- LLC filing starts at $0 (+state fees)
- Personal business specialist & free tax consultation
- 100% money back guarantee
- Best value Standard Package - all essentials to launch your business
- Value offer covers essential business licenses and permits
- Extra Charges on some ala-carte items
With a team of business formation professionals, Swyft Filings is equipped to help get your company up and running, as well as keep it running efficiently for years to come. Designed to save time and money with personal customer support.
Ease of use
From the landing page of the site, click on the type of entity you would like to form, find your state in the drop-down menu, and you are immediately taken to a comprehensive table of services and prices. Entities available include LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp and Nonprofits. The options vary slightly depending on which one is chosen.
With any service ordered through this website, you will receive lifetime customer support, online order status tracking, an online account to store and access all of your documents, free shipping and a 100% money back guarantee for peace of mind.
There are three plans, the Basic for $0, Standard for $199, and Premium for $299. The state fees vary and are added to these package deals.
All plans include Company Name Availability, Articles of Organization, Filing with the State, a Statement of the Organizer, Online Access to your documents, Phone and Email Customer Support, ComplianceGuard service and a free domain name.
- The Basic Plan includes all of the above services and personal support.
- The Standard Plan adds the Federal Tax ID number (EIN), a Custom Operating Agreement, a Custom Banking Resolution and Custom Organizational Minutes. This plan covers everything you need to launch your business.
- The Premium Plan adds a custom Digital Organization Kit, company seal, 20 customized stock certificates, ownership ledger and FedEx shipping and handling.
If you are unsure which services you require, there is a good explanation of each one on this page as well. If the option is not included in your package, there are options to add each one for a fee. There is one product only available in the Premium Package and that is the Free Business Website and Web Hosting.
Once a package is chosen, there is a 10-minute, 5-step process to get the process started:
- Choose your package
- Contact Info
- Business Info
- Place Order
Once you place your order and pay the fees, Swyft Filings follows these 5 steps
- Your entered information is thoroughly reviewed by an expert.
- A check of your business name is conducted.
- Documents are filed with the appropriate entities.
- Once the documents are approved, the files are placed in your online account for viewing and storage.
- Follow-ups for compliance are included.
List of services
Swyft Filings offers a lot of different services. Among them:
- Annual report: $99 + state fees
- Initial report: $55 + state fees
- Operating agreement: $35 + state fees
- Corporate bylaws and shareholders’ agreements: $35
- Amendments and name change service: $99 + state fees
- Conversion: $199 + state fees
- Foreign qualification: $199 + state fees
- Change of registered agent: $149 + state fees
- Withdrawal: $99 + state fees
- 501(c)(3) applications: $495 + IRS fee
- Apostille certificate: $75 + state fees
- Dissolution: $149 + state fees
- Business licenses and permits: $99
- Seller’s permit: $129
- S Corp election: $99
Swyft Filings – Licenses and permits offer
Swyft Filings licenses and permits offer is a great value. Check out this sample of the license and permits information provided. Make sure to include all relevant information about the business in order to get the best coverage of the licenses and permits required by the state, federal, and local government.
Swyft Filings review – Pricing
SwyftFilings launched a $0 plan in April 2023. This is a great plan for those who want to start an LLC at minimal cost and don’t mind taking on some of the effort and don’t need to incorporate fast. The standard package is one of the best deals we reviewed and we highly recommend this package!
Swyft Filings incorporation service for non-US citizens
Swyft Filings offer their incorporation services to non-US citizens as well. The best thing about their service for non-US citizens is that you can purchase a US address as part of their service and have all mail forwarded to an address of your choice.
I chose California as the incorporation state and picked their Standard package which costs $199 + the $5 CA state fees.
I opted in to the Swyft address service by choosing “I would like Swyft Filings to provide me with a business address” on the ‘Business Information’ page.
The cost for the address service is $29/month and includes all of the following:
- A physical address for your business
- Mail forwarding directly to the address of your choosing
- Maintain compliance and travel freely without ever missing a letter or package
- Stay anonymous be keeping your home address from becoming public record
- A business address is more professional than a residential address
The confusing section for me was the “Complete your order page” as it requested a US address which in most cases a non-US citizen might not have.
I contacted Swyft support to inquire on this and they instructed me to do the following:
“You can type in N/A. The shipping address is just for our records. However, the documents will be uploaded digitally to your online account once approved.”
Swyft Filings offers lifetime customer support via phone or email. They are always ready to help with a phone call. There are over 8500 ratings with an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars. There is a 100% Money Back Guarantee on services offered by Swyft Filings. Of course, they cannot refund state fees.
Swift Filings LLC refund policy states the following:
“If for any reason you decide that you want a refund, all such requests must be submitted according to the Swyft Filings Terms of Service. Your refund will be issued in the same form that it was received. Please note only Swyft Filing fees are refundable; all government, state, and third-party fees involved in your filing services are non-refundable. We do not take the opportunity to serve you for granted. Thank you for choosing Swyft Filings and allowing us to help you with all of your business filing needs.”
Swyft Filings has everything you need to start, manage and end your business. I am impressed by the customer service guarantees. While many services stick to online support, this company offers its phone number and human interaction.
The website offers a plethora of great information and every service essential to starting your business is outlined and offered. There is a high level of customer satisfaction and I would definitely recommend Swyft Filings service for LLC and Corporation formation on your very short list.