Compare ZenBusiness vs LegalZoom® for starting your new business

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1. Simple Pricing

Why pay 3 times the price for the same services? At ZenBusiness, you can be confident that you are getting the lowest prices on the services you need to start, run, and grow your business without any hidden or delayed charges after your initial purchase.

Use the chart below to compare LegalZoom and ZenBusiness formation packages and see how you can save up to $1,000 in your first two years of business.

  • Economy vs Starter
  • Standard vs Pro
  • Express Gold vs Premium

First Year Price





Save 80%

excluding State Fees³

Second Year Price





Save 62%

Total Two Year Price





Save 74%

LegalZoom Standard Package
ZenBusiness Pro Plan
Starting Price ¹
Average Filing Time
15 business days
5-10 business days
Registered Agent

Operating Agreement

State Compliance


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¹ All prices and services presented above were reviewed and verified as of June 9th, 2021.

² The Starter plan is $49/year for the first year, and $119/year for following years.

³ This chart does not include state fees because those will vary in each state.

2. Our Customers Love Us... And We Love Them

ZenBusiness has anExcellent Trustpilot scoreacross thousands of customer reviews and a customer success team that is fully committed to providing a fast, low-cost, and highly enjoyable experience

3. Fast Filing

Get your filing done faster. We offer our rush filing speed as part of our Premium plan at $299, which includes an average filing speed of 3 to 5 business days with some states filed as fast a 1-2 business days. Compare that to LegalZoom's fastest filing option of 10 business days at a much higher price, and the time and cost savings really start to add up.

We adjust our filing speeds and fees across all 50 states to ensure your business is formed as quickly and efficiently as possible. Moreover, our documents are delivered digitally so there is no waiting for the mailman.

4. Domain Name and Website Dashboard

ZenBusiness offers all customers a personalized dashboard to set up and customize your domain name and website at any time from a computer or mobile device.

  • Set up your domain name
  • Select a website template
  • Customize your content and designs
  • Generate new leads and customers
  • Take payment from your website

5. Our Expert Team is Here to Help

We understand the challenges of small business owners because we are a small business too. We have a team of dedicated, service-oriented experts with over 70 years of combined experience forming and growing businesses.

We do not have automated messages or give you the run-around when you need answers. We know your time is valuable.

When you contact us by phone or live chat during normal business hours (M-F, 8am-8pm Central time, or Sunday, 10am-7pm Central time), you will hear from a real human being in under two minutes on chat and within one business day by phone or email.

Learn more about ZenBusiness and the four key tenets we follow to drive our company and community forward.

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We use technology and automation to get your formation done as quickly and easily as possible.

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Low Cost

We file and return your completed business documents at a low cost with no hidden fees.

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Expert Service

Our team of formation experts are here to help during business hours for the life of your company.

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We remove the red tape and jargon to make it easier for you to start, run, and grow your business.

Starting as low as $49/year the first year.

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