{
  "id": "863ed926-e30d-40f4-8e7e-b0d5387ce4fb",
  "type": "Business",
  "external_id": "test-acme-id",
  "legal_name": "ACME LLC",
  "tin": null,
  "business_activity_code": null,
  "us_state": "CA",
  "entity_type": "LLC",
  "phone_number": "+16504651359",
  "naics_code": null,
  "imported_at": "2023-06-15T22:12:05.467940Z",
  "updated_at": "2023-06-15T22:12:05.467940Z",
  "archived_at": null,
  "unit_accounts": [
    {
      "id": "111111",
      "imported_at": "2023-06-15T22:12:05.467940Z"
    }
  ]
}

A Business is Layer’s representation of an end business on your platform. The Business object contains all the information about the business needed for Layer’s embedded accounting logic.

Attributes

id
string

Unique identifier for the business.

type
string

Resource type. Value will be “Business”.

external_id
string

Unique ID of the business in your system for linking purposes. Idempotency key.

legal_name
string

Legal name of the business as it has been registered.

tin
string

Tax identification number of the business.

us_state
enum

Two letter state abbreviation. (AK, AL, AR, etc.)

entity_type
enum

Entity type of the business. Used to determine tax filing status. Values can be: SOLE_PROP, C_CORP, LLC, S_CORP, PARTNERSHIP

phone_number
string

Phone number used for SMS based categorization.

naics_code
string

6-digit NAICS code used to identify the business’s industry.

unit_accounts
array containing UnitAccount objects

List of unit accounts associated with this business.

plaid_items
PlaidItem Object

Plaid items linked to this account.

imported_at
ISO8601 timestamp

Time when the business entity was created in Layer. Eligible sort key.

updated_at
ISO8601 timestamp

Time when the business’s information was last updated in Layer. Eligible sort key.

{
  "id": "863ed926-e30d-40f4-8e7e-b0d5387ce4fb",
  "type": "Business",
  "external_id": "test-acme-id",
  "legal_name": "ACME LLC",
  "tin": null,
  "business_activity_code": null,
  "us_state": "CA",
  "entity_type": "LLC",
  "phone_number": "+16504651359",
  "naics_code": null,
  "imported_at": "2023-06-15T22:12:05.467940Z",
  "updated_at": "2023-06-15T22:12:05.467940Z",
  "archived_at": null,
  "unit_accounts": [
    {
      "id": "111111",
      "imported_at": "2023-06-15T22:12:05.467940Z"
    }
  ]
}