Incorporation

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A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit
Benefit Corporation

A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit

Consider these five factors if you're interested in reincorporating to help social and environmental causes while maintaining your bottom line.
Gene Bulmash
Make Your Businesses Invulnerable to Corporate Identity Theft
Identity Theft

Make Your Businesses Invulnerable to Corporate Identity Theft

Failure to keep up-to-date with corporate compliance chores can put your business, and you personally, at the mercy of criminals.
Jennifer Friedman
7 Actions to Take After Incorporating Your Business
Incorporation

7 Actions to Take After Incorporating Your Business

You have formed a limited liability company. What should you do now?
Nellie Akalp
LLCs Are More Limited Protection Than Many Entrepreneurs Realize
Incorporation

LLCs Are More Limited Protection Than Many Entrepreneurs Realize

The assets of sole proprietors don't receive blanket protection simply by forming an LLC.
Steve Cook
How to Incorporate Your New Business
Starting a Business

How to Incorporate Your New Business

Once you decide you want your new business to be a corporation, follow these steps.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Which Business Structure Is Right for You?
Starting a Business

Which Business Structure Is Right for You?

Find out the essentials of the different legal business structures you can choose for your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Steep Cost of Filing Your Taxes Late
Taxes

The Steep Cost of Filing Your Taxes Late

The IRS has an unofficial policy of cutting entrepreneurs a one-time break on late filing fees, but it's better not to count on it.
Cameron Keng
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
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
The 6 Worst Ways to Start the New Year and What to Do Instead
New Year's resolutions

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
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
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