Every business has a formation record that dictates when and where a business was established.

{
  "object": "formation",  
  "entity_type": "CORPORATION",
  "formation_date": "2018-12-21",
  "formation_state": "CA",
  "created_at": "2020-04-30T23:50:51.222Z",
  "updated_at": "2020-04-30T23:50:51.222Z"
}
AttributeTypeDescription
entity_type stringSummary of the known legal entity type that is on-file with the state of formation. Possible values are:
CORPORATION
LLC
PARTNERSHIP
SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP
NON-PROFIT
UNKNOWN
TRUST
AGENT
formation_date stringThe date of formation of this entity. This date can be used to calculate time in business.
formation_state stringThe state of formation. Will be returned as a two digit state code (eg: CA)
created_attimestamp
updated_attimestamp