Business Structures

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Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives
Family Businesses

Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives

Family-run companies need structure and careful planning. Your relationships and success depend on it.
Nellie Akalp
Before You Form an S Corp, Consider These Points
Ask the Expert

Before You Form an S Corp, Consider These Points

Our legal expert breaks down the pros and cons of forming an S Corporation.
Lori Hoberman
What to Consider When Deciding Between Forming a Sole Proprietorship or LLC
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What to Consider When Deciding Between Forming a Sole Proprietorship or LLC

Our legal expert Lori Hoberman discusses the pros and cons of the two different business entities.
Lori Hoberman
Small Businesses

The New Year is Here: 3 Resolutions Small Businesses Need to Make in 2015

There are a few things small-business owners can do to make 2015 their best year yet.
Jennifer Friedman
The 3 Secrets to Building Successful Third-Party Partnerships
Partnerships

The 3 Secrets to Building Successful Third-Party Partnerships

Sometimes the shortest path to success is not by focusing merely on internal efforts but by partnering with another business to pursue an opportunity together.
Paul Mandell
S-Corps and Money Savings: What to Know
Business Structures

S-Corps and Money Savings: What to Know

CPA Mark Kohler explains the connection between business structures and tax savings.
Carly Okyle
Customer Experience Should Not Be the Job of Just One Person
Customer Experience

Customer Experience Should Not Be the Job of Just One Person

Structure your organization so that responsibility for overseeing consumer interactions is shared across the whole company.
Mark Lancaster
The 5 Biggest Tax Differences Between an LLC and Corporation
Business Structures

The 5 Biggest Tax Differences Between an LLC and Corporation

Among the many decisions you need to make when launching a business is selecting a business structure. Here are a few pointers on the tax benefits of an LLC and corporation.
Nellie Akalp
Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business
Ask the Expert

Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us.
Alex Katz
Executive Training

4 Steps to Earning an MBA-in-a-Day in Your Own Company

You've paid your tuition in sweat to learn what you know about your company, your market and your industry. Applying that knowledge doesn't require a detour to grad school.
David Ciccarelli
Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?
Zappos

Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?

By the end of this year, internal job titles will mean nothing at the billion-dollar startup. Has this shift strengthened Tony Hsieh's e-commerce empire?
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business
Startup Kit

How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business

As an importer or exporter, you need to know how each link in the shipping chain functions. Here's the lowdown on what all those terms on the shipping forms mean.
Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business
Finance

Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Utilizing a Revocable Living Trust can be an affordable way to ensure your business passes effectively to your family or loved ones upon your death.
Mark J. Kohler
Want to Be More Productive? Take a Break and Check Out This Infographic.
Productivity

Want to Be More Productive? Take a Break and Check Out This Infographic.

Here's why you should be taking regular breaks at work.
Kate Taylor