Business Structures

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.
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.
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.
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.
Franchise Buying Guide

Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths

What to consider when weighing a decision to become a franchisee.
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.
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.
Starting a Business

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.
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.
Starting a Business

Why Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Like Method View B Corp as a Badge of Honor

Three entrepreneurs, among the first to certify their businesses as B Corps, share how it has affected their companies and offer advice on the process.
Project Grow

Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

When starting a business, details can get lost in the excitement of a new venture. Here are the top legal mistakes unwittingly made by new business owners -- and how to avoid them.
Starting a Business

Two Weeks to Startup: Day 6. Name Your Business

How to decide what you call your company. Plus, choosing a business structure.
Starting a Business

Business Structure Basics

With this basic guide, you'll be able to select the structure that suits your business best.
Starting a Business

The Skinny on Sole Proprietorships

Protect yourself from the IRS and make your patchwork projects a real business.
Starting a Business

Test Your Structural Integrity

Why your business structure could be eating away at your company's bottom line