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The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate
Incorporation

The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate

States differ widely in fees, taxes and, in the case of Delaware, their court systems.
Nellie Akalp
Before You Form an S Corp, Consider These Points
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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
The 6 Worst Ways to Start the New Year and What to Do Instead
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The 6 Worst Ways to Start the New Year and What to Do Instead

Each of us makes our own resolutions but entrepreneurs share a list of what not to do if they are working for a more successful year.
John Rampton
Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business
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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
Protect your Partnership With a Buy-Sell Agreement
Business Finance

Protect your Partnership With a Buy-Sell Agreement

Learn more about these critical agreements that define value and buy-out procedures when one someone leaves a partnership.
Mark J. Kohler
How Should You Incorporate Your Business? Here's a Cheat Sheet. (Infographic)
Starting a Business

How Should You Incorporate Your Business? Here's a Cheat Sheet. (Infographic)

If the mention of S Corp, C Corp, or LLC makes your blood pressure rise, you aren't alone. Use this infographic for a breakdown of what each business structure means in terms of taxes, complexity and access to capital.
Catherine Clifford
A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business
Incorporation

A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business

The pros and cons of sole proprietorships, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps.
Doug and Polly White
Your Papers, Please! Registering Your Business in Multiple States
Legal

Your Papers, Please! Registering Your Business in Multiple States

Registering your business in more than one state is a chore but much easier than dealing with the problems if you don't.
Nellie Akalp
Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?
Legal

Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?

Things don't always go as planned. The more you know ahead of time, the better you can prepare in order to minimize your risk.
Nellie Akalp
Are You Putting Your Company's Good Standing At Risk?
Growth Strategies

Are You Putting Your Company's Good Standing At Risk?

It can take hours, and hundreds of dollars in added fees, to try to figure out why your company has been placed in bad standing by the state. Here's how to avoid that.
Nellie Akalp
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
3 Reasons to Incorporate Your Business
Starting a Business

3 Reasons to Incorporate Your Business

Attorney Nina Kaufman on when it makes sense to incorporate your startup company.
Nina Kaufman
How to Become Risk Savvy
Starting a Business

How to Become Risk Savvy

Sure, starting and running a business comes with risks. But a savvy entrepreneur knows how to minimize them by taking calculated risks instead of crazy ones.