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"
}

Attribute

Type

Description

entity_type

string

Summary of the known legal entity type that is on-file with the state of formation. Possible values are:

  • CORPORATION
  • LLC
  • PARTNERSHIP
  • SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP

formation_date

string

The date of formation of this entity. This date can be used to calculate time in business.

formation_state

string

The state of formation. Will be returned as a two digit state code (eg: CA)

created_at

timestamp

updated_at

timestamp