Business Structures

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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
4 Steps to Earning an MBA-in-a-Day in Your Own Company
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
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Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths
Franchise Buying Guide

Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths

What to consider when weighing a decision to become a franchisee.
Joel Libava
All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You
Business Structures

All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You

With tax season in full swing, now is the perfect time to being planning next year and figuring out if you want to change your business structure to help reduce taxes.
Jennifer Friedman
How Incorporating in Delaware or Nevada Can Hurt You
Finance

How Incorporating in Delaware or Nevada Can Hurt You

Before you think of incorporating your startup in a "tax haven" state, here is what young entrepreneurs need to know.
Mark J. Kohler
Incorporating Your Business
Legal Center

Incorporating Your Business

When starting your business, it's worth taking the time to think through which legal structure will be best for you and your business. Here is some guidance on the basics.
Entrepreneur Staff
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How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup
Starting a Business

How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup

A look at the pros and cons you should consider before deciding on a business structure.
Kara Ohngren Prior
3 Reasons Sole Proprietorship Might Not Be Right for You
Starting a Business

3 Reasons Sole Proprietorship Might Not Be Right for You

Attorney Nina Kaufman on when entrepreneurs should steer clear of this business entity.
Nina Kaufman