Should You Incorporate? Most people think of huge entities when they picture "a corporation." But it could be you.
Owners of small businesses also form corporations, for severalreasons:
- To protect their personal finances and assets from businesscreditors
- To protect themselves personally from actions of thebusiness
- To take advantage of "executive privileges" affordedto the corporation's employees
- To begin business operations with a setup that provides forfuture growth through investors/shareholders
Excerpted from Starting a Home-based Business