A Step-by-Step Guide to Forming a Corporation in Any State

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321585

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 3837

Clear explanations on how to form a corporation in any state in the United States.
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Forming a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit in Any State

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323898

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 9608

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation breaks down what can be the complicated process of forming a nonprofit corporation into simple steps that anyone can follow. Whether you want to form an arts group, a social service agency, or an environmental organization, this book will give you the guidance you need to form a nonprofit corporation in your state and obtain federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS.
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Forming a Corporation in Any State

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323928

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 9541

Form a corporation in any state, quickly and easily. Forming a corporation has many advantages, including limiting your personal liability. With the step-by-step instructions in this book, the process is straightforward and easy to accomplish. Incorporate Your Business clearly explains how to form a corporation in any state. It includes all the sample forms and information you need to prepare articles of incorporation and bylaws. It also fully discusses the advantages and tax consequences of incorporating your business, including: Limited liability Business owners limit their personal liability by incorporating, because they aren’t responsible for business debts and court judgments. Tax advantages Especially for smaller businesses, the ability to split income between yourself and your corporation can significantly lower your overall tax burden. Employee perks Owners of a corporation who also work for it can take advantage of significant financial benefits like equity plans, stock options, corporation-paid insurance, and more. Incorporate Your Business provides the forms you need, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, stock certificates and resolutions. This new edition is revised and updated to cover all changes in state, federal, and tax law.
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Author: The Company Corporation

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118053744

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 5896

If you’re a business owner, incorporation can help you protect your personal assets and cut down your tax bill. But all the paperwork and legalese can make incorporation seem like more trouble than it’s worth. Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers all the savvy tips you need to get incorporated — starting today! Whether your business is big or small, incorporating isn’t as simple as it could be. This handy reference makes incorporation make sense, and guides you through the process step by step. From handling the mountain of paperwork to getting back to business once you’re finished, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers a wealth of helpful advice on these and many more topics: Knowing whether or not incorporation can help you Choosing the type of entity that will work best for your business Dealing with shareholders and shareholder agreements Transferring money and assets in or out of the corporation Documenting corporate actions and maintaining compliance Finding the right attorney, accountant, tax advisor, and other professionals Written by the experts at The Company Corporation, who handle more than 100,000 incorporations every year, this helpful book offers the kind of advice you can only get from professionals — but in a user-friendly, lingo-free format. Whether you just want a little help with the paperwork, or don’t even know what a corporation is, you’ll find everything you need to know: What limited liability means Corporate statutes, bylaws, and articles Choosing directors and assigning duties The benefits of S corporation status Deciding where to incorporate Registering corporate names and domain names Balancing equity versus debt Understanding shareholder rights Getting your financial information in order Hiring a professional to help with corporate compliance If you want step-by-step help on setting up your corporation, dealing with the paperwork, and getting off on the right foot, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies is the only resource you need. Packed with the kind of tips and advice you’ll find nowhere else, it’s the uncomplicated way to get incorporated.
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Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

View: 8092

Form a corporation in California with the book that's helped thousands of Californians incorporate! Protect your business and save on attorney's fees by forming a California corporation on your own. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes incorporating a straightforward task for any small business owner. This all-in-one guide contains the forms, tax rules, practical information, and step-by-step instructions you need to successfully incorporate a California business. Learn about: different types of California corporations and how they work filing articles of incorporation how to stay legal by keeping legally sound corporate records and minutes securities laws and exemptions corporate taxation preparing bylaws issuing stock obtaining licenses and permits, and perks for your employees. This edition is completely updated and revised to provide current regulations, tax requirements, contact information for relevant agencies, helpful resources, and the most up-to-date forms available. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes the entire incorporation process easy. Like tens of thousands of California entrepreneurs have done over the last 25 years, you really can complete and file all the paperwork yourself.
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Author: Mark Warda

Publisher: Sphinx Publishing

ISBN: 9781572483569

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 222

View: 7796

Incorporating your business can give you that all important competitive advantage. It can allow for tremendous financing potential and shield you from personal liability.
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Author: John Kirk

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780809259021

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

View: 9768

In simple everyday language, Incorporating Your Business describes all the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating your small business or professional practice. You get authentic information about every step of the incorporating process: what it costs; whether or not to incorporate with a lawyer; how to meet incorporation regulations in your state; how many directors and officers to have; and how to minimalize state fees and taxes. Its dozens of money-saving ideas include: How to get the most favorable tax treatment and avoid problems with the I.R.S. How to put family members on your payroll for overall tax savings How to choose the right corporation structure best suited for your business--the Subchapter S corporation, the 1244 corporation, and the professional corporation, among others In addition, this book provides you with complete appendices for: Accounting and legal terms used in establishing and operating a corporation Bylaws that can be used or easily adapted to suit your business Minutes, notices, and proxy forms for meetings of shareholders and directors Sections of the I.R.S. code that deal with corporations John Kirk is a distinguished writer on business and financial subjects and is author of the bestseller How to Manage Your Money. He was assisted by the editors of The Professional Repor, the highly respected monthly publication for business owners.
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Author: Karen Ann Rolcik,Mark Warda

Publisher: Sphinx Publishing

ISBN: 9781572481749

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

View: 1317

Explains everything you need to know to legally incorporate your business in Ohio
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Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321887

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 3277

Structuring your business as an LLC can limit your liability for business debts and simplify your taxes. Mancuso provides easy-to-understand instructions, helps you find key legal forms, and shows you how to take care of ongoing legal and tax paperwork.
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Author: Mark Warda Warda

Publisher: SphinxLegal

ISBN: 1572485388

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 2513

Simplify the Start-Up Process Starting a new business can be one of the most exciting things you will ever do-as well as one of the most overwhelming. To ensure the future success of your enterprise, take the time to properly establish yourself right from the start. Let Start a Business in Florida help you start your dream business headache and hassle-free. Learn how to: - Develop a Complete Business Plan - Register with State Authorities - Establish a Proper Tax Payment System - Market Your Business for Success Essential documents you need to: - Create a Brand-New Business - Avoid Problems with the IRS - Hire Employees - Comply with State and Federal Regulations - And much more . . .
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Author: Mark Warda

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1572487283

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 258

View: 1600

The LLC and Corporation Start-Up Guide is a must-have resource for the aspiring business owner who needs to know about organizing or incorporating his or her business.
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Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1599181568

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

View: 6264

SmartStart Your Business Today! How to Start a Business in Minnesota is your road map to avoiding operational, legal and financial pitfalls and breaking through the bureaucratic red tape that often entangles new entrepreneurs. This all-in-one resource goes a step beyond other business how-to books to give you a jump-start on planning for your business. It provides you with: Valuable state-specific sample forms and letters on CD-ROM Mailing addresses, telephone numbers and websites for the federal, state, local and private agencies that will help get your business up and running State population statistics, income and consumption rates, major industry trends and overall business incentives to give you a better picture of doing business in STATE Checklists, sample forms and a complete sample business plan to assist you with numerous startup details State-specific information on issues like choosing a legal form, selecting a business name, obtaining licenses and permits, registering to pay taxes and knowing your employer responsibilities Federal and state options for financing your new venture Resources, cost information, statistics and regulations have all been updated. That, plus a new easier-to-use layout putting all the state-specific information in one block of chapters, make this your must-have guide to getting your business off the ground.
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Author: D. M. Boulay,Mark Warda

Publisher: SphinxLegal

ISBN: 9781572481794

Category: Incorporation

Page: 198

View: 8652

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FORMING YOUR OWN CORPORATION This book takes the mystery out of creating a simple corporation. It translates difficult legal language into everyday English. It gives you practical guidance to deal with all of the State of Minnesota's legal requirements. Included are all the forms you must have and the costs to file each one. This book has the tools you need to form your Minnesota corporation with a minimum of fuss. It has easy-to-follow instructions, addresses, phone numbers and web sites. Also, you will find tips on when you might want to consult a lawyer or other professional. This book is for people who are ready to get a corporation going quickly, correctly, and with as little time and expense as possible. This book explains in simple language: --Advantages and disadvantages of incorporating in Minnesota --Running your Minnesota corporation --Details of S-corporations and C-corporations --The types of corporations --Step-by-step procedures for incorporating --How to get more information --Corporate tax matters --Minnesota and federal tax law --Minnesota corporate law --Operations of professional firms --The sale of stock --When to consult a legal professional --The use of minutes and resolutions --How to file with the secretary of state --How to use stock certificates
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Author: Mark Warda,Warda,Truly

Publisher: Sphinx Publishing

ISBN: 9781572485600

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 271

View: 9769

The complete framework for legally opening a business in Texas.
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Choose the Right Form for Your Business

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323170

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 7009

"Whether you are starting a new business or thinking about an existing one, the big question is "Which legal structure is best?" The answer has important legal and tax consequences, "--Page 4 of cover.
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Meetings, Minutes & Resolutions

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332259X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 600

View: 663

Keep your corporation valid in the eyes of the IRS and courts. If you've taken the time to turn your business into a corporation, chances are you'd like to see it stay that way. Your business card may say "incorporated," but if the courts and the IRS think differently, it's closing time. Meeting minutes are the primary paper trail of your corporation's legal life, so it's essential to know when and how to prepare these minutes. The Corporate Records Handbook provides all the forms and instructions you need to stay legal, including: Call of Meeting Meeting Participant List Notice of Meeting Certification of Mailing Acknowledgment of Receipt of Notice of Meeting Shareholder Proxy Meeting Summary Sheet Minutes of Annual Shareholders' Meeting Minutes of Special Shareholders' Meeting Minutes of Annual Directors' Meeting Minutes of Special Directors' Meeting Waiver of Notice of Meeting Approval of Corporate Minutes by Directors of Shareholders Cover Letter for Approval of Minutes of Paper Meeting Written Consent to Action Without Meeting The Corporate Records Handbook gives you the forms you need to keep required records, plus more than 75 additional resolutions to insert into your minutes. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest changes in the law. Forms are available to download at nolo.com.
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Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 159918074X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

View: 9807

SmartStart Your Business Today! How to Start a Business in Washington is your road map to avoiding operational, legal and financial pitfalls and breaking through the bureaucratic red tape that often entangles new entrepreneurs. This all-in-one resource goes a step beyond other business how-to books to give you a jump-start on planning for your business. It provides you with: Valuable state-specific sample forms and letters on CD-ROM Mailing addresses, telephone numbers and websites for the federal, state, local and private agencies that will help get your business up and running State population statistics, income and consumption rates, major industry trends and overall business incentives to give you a better picture of doing business in Washington Checklists, sample forms and a complete sample business plan to assist you with numerous startup details State-specific information on issues like choosing a legal form, selecting a business name, obtaining licenses and permits, registering to pay taxes and knowing your employer responsibilities Federal and state options for financing your new venture Resources, cost information, statistics and regulations have all been updated. That, plus a new easier-to-use layout putting all the state-specific information in one block of chapters, make this your must-have guide to getting your business off the ground.
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Why the Rich Own Their Own Companies and Everyone Else Works for Them

Author: Garrett Sutton

Publisher: RDA Press, LLC

ISBN: 193783235X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

View: 1359

We live in a highly litigious world. As you live your life you must keep your guard up. As you grow your wealth you must protect it. For those who don’t predators await, and their attorneys will use every trick in the toolbox to get at - whether large or small-your unprotected assets. Start Your Own Corporation educates you on an action plan to protect your life’s gains. Corporate attorney and best selling author Garrett Sutton clearly explains the all too common risks of failing to protect yourself and the strategies for limiting your liability going forward. The information is timely, accessible and applicable to every citizen in every situation. Garrett Sutton has spent the last thirty years protecting clients’ assets and implementing corporate structures to limit liability. This significant experience shines through in a very readable book on the why to’s and how to’s for achieving asset protection. Start Your Own Corporation teaches how to select between corporations and LLCs and how to use Nevada and Wyoming entities to your maximum advantage. This non-technical and easy to understand book also educates on the importance of following corporate formalities, using business tax deductions and building business credit. Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says, “Start Your Own Corporation is a must read for anyone with any assets to protect.”
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An Operating Manual

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322611

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 4587

Your Limited Liability Company gives you everything you need to maintain the legal validity of your LLC before the courts and the IRS. It helps you approve and document important legal, tax, and business decisions to create a paper trail that avoids legal trouble. The book shows you how to: prepare minutes of meetings record important legal, tax, and business decisions handle formal record keeping fill out an LLC Records Book Your Limited Liability Company provides all the documentation you'll need, including: minutes written consents checklists over 50 ready-to-use resolutions This book has downloadable interactive forms.
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Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413321402

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 8709

Small business owners are regularly confronted by a bewildering array of legal questions and problems. Ignoring them can lead to disaster -- but with lawyers typically charging $200-$300 an hour, calling one to answer routine legal questions can be a fast track to the poorhouse. Fortunately, you have a better alternative. Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business clearly explains the practical and legal information you need to: raise start-up money choose between a sole proprietorship, partnership or LLC get licenses and permits buy or sell a business or franchise negotiate a favorable lease insure your business hire independent contractors safely understand small business tax rules pick and protect a good name resolve legal disputes adopt the best customer policies enter into strong contracts cope with financial problems The new edition updates relevant legal and tax information, such as state drug and alcohol testing laws, environmental regulations, and restrictions on home businesses, as well as provides practical advice on topics such as current trends in raising start-up money, purchasing insurance, and extending credit.
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