Incorporation

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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

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.
Starting a Business

How to Know Which State to Incorporate Your Business

You might not want to incorporate in a state other than the one where your company is doing business, attorney Mark Kohler says.
Entrepreneurs

What's the Biggest Lesson to Learn As a Young Entrepreneur?

Mashable founder Pete Cashmore discusses his biggest challenge as a young entrepreneur.
Finance

Think You Can Save Big by Incorporating in Nevada or Delaware? Think Again

Before you pay for an out-of-state registration for your business, consider the pitfalls.

Entrepreneur Media, Inc. values your privacy. In order to understand how people use our site generally, and to create more valuable experiences for you, we may collect data about your use of this site (both directly and through our partners). By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the use of that data. For more information on our data policies, please visit our Privacy Policy.