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The paperwork and costs involved in registering a company.
Incorporation information and online corporate formation.
Whether you win or lose in the sale of a C or S corporation depends on the structure of the deal.
"Sole proprietorship, corporation, LLC...know the option that's best for you before you buy a franchise."
"The right structure -- corporation, LLC, partnership or sole proprietorship -- has a lot to do with who will own your business and what its activities will be."
An article explaining all of the complications associated with a corporation.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about corporations: what they are, how they work, and whether or not you should incorporate your business.
This article explains why you should consider an LLC.
It's more work than forming a partnership and easier than creating a corporation -- and it may be the best thing you can do for your business.
This article explains the complications of incorporating in another state.
Find articles and blogs that relate to your business. Search for forms, lawyers, and other key information for your business.
Answers to common questions about starting and running an LLC.
Limited liability companies combine the best aspects of partnerships and corporations.
Extensive legal self-help resources, covering both corporate and personal law. Includes forms, a legal encyclopedia and dictionary, case law, state and federal codes, and much more.
The pros and cons of each of these business forms.
A brief lesson on the ABCs of LLCs and other legal forms for your new business.
Incorporate online. Includes name searches, tax ID applications, compliance services, and more.
Even if you structure your company as an LLC, you may not realize that your personal assets are at risk until it's too late.
Find out when to hire an incorporation service and what to look for in a good one.
A website that offers insight to the legal aspects of online businesses and what the best options for you might be. A quick reference guide for the do's and don't's of running a website. Full of resources for any other information on web design etc...
If you foresee consummating an IPO, you need to consider this.
Article assisting you in selecting the state for incorporating your business.
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Law, 4th Edition
Constance E. Bagley and Craig E. Dauchy
A comprehensive, plain-English overview of the major legal issues that entrepreneurs need to be aware of. The time you invest in reading this book will pay for itself many times by helping you avoid common mistakes and better utilize your attorney's time.
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