Lots of business owners opt for the S Corp option because of the limited liability protection, the ability to raise money by selling shares, and to gain credibility.
Shakespeare said that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. However, some business names can be real stinkers. Therefore, if I may invoke a line from another famous production—Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade—choose wisely!
There are many reasons why a business may want a DBA. For sole proprietors and partnerships, the legal name of their business is their personal name. For those who do not want to use their personal name as their business name, a DBA may be of some value.
We all have hobbies, but few of us are lucky enough to be able to earn a living doing the thing that we love. Nonetheless,...
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When you first make the decision to go into business for yourself, it’s an exciting moment. You’re probably not thinking about all the logistics...
You may not think your company needs extra oversight, but even a small business can benefit from the guidance and structure a board can provide. As long as your board is made up of the right people, the same will hold true for you.
July 2014 marks the fifth year CorpNet.com has helped entrepreneurs start a business. To show their appreciation to the entrepreneurial community, CorpNet is launching a special offer all of July.
The S-corporation is the most popular tax entity in the United States and the number of S-corps is increasing faster than any other type of entity. A for-profit, state-chartered corporation may elect S Corp status.
A name is the cornerstone of your business—it sets the stage for your branding and identity. Just imagine if Target still went by its original name: The Dayton Dry Goods Company. If you're about to start a business (or maybe are thinking about rebranding an existing business), you've probably been brainstorming for the perfect name.