Choosing the Right Corporate Structure for Your Small Business


One of the most important decisions faced by entrepreneurs when starting a new

business is determining the best type of legal structure for the enterprise. Should you set up

as a “C” corporation, a partnership, a limited liability partnership (“LLP”), a limited liability

corporation (“LLC”), a “Sub-Chapter S” corporation, a sole proprietorship? The list goes on

and on and can be mind boggling for even the most seasoned serial entrepreneur.

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Published In: Business Organization Updates, International Trade Updates, Mergers & Acquisitions Updates, Securities Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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