Legal Basics For Startups

Choosing a Business Structure

Taxing Matters

Mixing two business structures could be confusing.
S Corporation Basics
Choosing a Business Structure

S Corporation Basics

This type of corporation can be great for small businesses because it eliminates the double taxation of standard corporations.
Choosing a Business Structure

LLC Basics

This hybrid entity brings together some of the best features of partnerships and corporations, and is a great choice for entrepreneurs who want to move beyond the sole proprietorship.
Choosing a Business Structure

The Basics of Sole Proprietorships

Chances are, you're already running a sole proprietorship. Now, educate yourself on the pros and cons, the tax implications, and the legal liabilities to determine if you want to remain a sole proprietorship.
Choosing a Business Structure

Incorporating Your Business

Is incorporation right for you? Find out with this comprehensive article on the ins and outs of forming a corporation.
Naming Your Business

How to Name Your Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Not only must your name reflect your brand and be memorable, there are also a host of legal issues to consider. Here's how to choose a name that'll best suit your business.
Naming Your Business

8 Mistakes To Avoid When Naming Your Business

When choosing a name for your new company, keep these tips in mind to help you find one that will work now--and in the future.
Naming Your Business

Your Name Here

Create the perfect name for your company with these six steps.
Legal Basics For Startups

When 50/50 Ownership Splits Just Don't Work

Sometimes, divvying up everything equally in a business isn't in everyone's best interests.
Naming Your Business

Choosing the Best Name for Your Business

Understand the elements of a great name before you commit to one.
Choosing a Business Structure

Going It Alone

If you're flying solo, this form of business may be the best way to go.
Choosing a Business Structure

Creating a Fair--and Successful--Partnership

What's the best way to divvy up your company among partners? There's no easy answer.
Legal Basics For Startups

Legal Aspects of an E-Business

3 important things to consider before you start your e-business
Legal Basics For Startups

How to Find a Lawyer

Every business needs a good attorney--so here's how to find one just for you.
Legal Basics For Startups

Starting a Homebased Business as a Teen

Entrepreneurs under the age of 18 have special legal issues to consider.
Legal Basics For Startups

A Legal How-To for Startups

Little-known legal tips to help you start your business hassle-free
Legal Basics For Startups

Keeping It Legal

I've got the knowledge and experience. Do I really need a piece of paper?
Legal Basics For Startups

Developing a Solid Relationship with Your Attorney

The second in a three-part series on dealing with the new professionals in your business life
Choosing a Business Structure

Time to Incorporate?

Then you may want to hire an incorporation service. Find out what to look for here.
Choosing a Business Structure

Starting a U.S. Business

When you're not a U.S. citizen, how do you start a business in the United States?
Naming Your Business

Protecting Your Business Name Online

Someone just registered a domain that's awfully similar to your business name. Are they cybersquatting?
Choosing a Business Structure

S Corporations Vs. LLCs

The pros and cons of each business form
Choosing a Business Structure

The Basics of Incorporating

The paperwork-and costs-involved with registering a company
Choose Your Business Structure
Choosing a Business Structure

Choose Your Business Structure

Sole proprietorship, corporation, LLC: Try them on for size to find out which legal structure will best suit your business.
Choosing a Business Structure

Howdy, Partner

Don't buddy up without a partnership agreement.
Choosing a Business Structure

Incorporating Your Business

First things first: Know where you're doing business.
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