New Biz Whiz: 4 Keys to a Successful Business Startup

A successful startup begins and ends with the leadership at the helm. There are common traits and practices that have proven to be instrumental...

Small Biz Interviews: Reaching for the Sky

Krissy Jones and Chloe Kernaghan opened a Sky Ting, a yoga studio in Chinatown, just over a year ago. Lifelong dancers, they both got into...

How to Choose a Name for Your Business (That You Won’t Regret)

One of the most important choices you’ll make as a business owner is choosing a name for your business. Your name is the face...

When is a Corporation Not a Corporation?

Most taxpayers are aware that an organization must submit papers to a state official, usually the Secretary of State in order to obtain a...

Which Business Entity Type is Right for My Small Business?

Should I opt for an LLC? Or would an S corporation suit my needs better? What about the C corporation? These questions are asked so...

Registering & Filing: Choosing Which States to File In

The temptation to go national out of the gate when launching a new franchise will be strong. If you haven’t filed in a registration...

5 Partner-Specific Areas to Cover in a Written Partnership Agreement

When you first get your startup off the ground with a partner, it’s easy to feel like you’ll be in it together for the...

Doing Business in Another State: Foreign Qualification

To be successful and generate a profit in today’s business world, many business owners are finding that it is important to conduct business outside...

The Top States for Low and No Corporate Income Tax

There are a number of considerations that a business owner may take into account when deciding upon the best state in which to incorporate....

3 Common Pitfalls of Your Trademark Application

Protecting the name of your business is a vital step toward franchising. It also has other important business implications. Think of it as the...

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