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The questions that invariably come up for all my start-up clients is: Do I have to form a legal entity, if yes, what kind and why? Entrepreneurs have a number of legal structures available when seeking to capitalize on a...more
After many years of working for other people, you’ve decided to strike out on your own and start a small business in your home town. You have the financial means and some initial ideas to get things going, but you are unsure...more
A. Introduction. In selecting a form of business entity for an oil patch deal in Texas the organizer or initial owners can consider the following five business entity forms:
Since my last article, I have received some hate mail. Well, not quite literally unless I count the note from Mrs. Nowotny asking me why I forgot half of the items on the grocery list. A number of readers...more
In selecting a form of business entity in Texas the organizer or initial owners can consider the following five business entity forms:
Effective January 1, 2013, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”) was enacted into law, finally settling years of debate over the fate of the Bush era tax cuts. On the same day, the 3.8% Medicare Tax on net...more
President’s fiscal year 2014 budget contains numerous tax provisions -
President Barack Obama released his proposed budget for the government’s fiscal year 2014 on April 10, 2013, and, not surprisingly, the budget...more
Whether starting a business or operating an existing enterprise, business people should consider the legal form of their business and the need to protect their personal assets from business liabilities, while also considering...more
Choosing the best type of entity for a company can be a challenge. C corporations are the norm for most emerging growth businesses, particularly those raising money from investors. However, LLCs are becoming more...more
A buy-sell agreement provides for the disposition of each owner’s business interest after a “triggering event,” such as death, disability, divorce, termination of employment or withdrawal from the business. However, to be...more
Things to Consider Before you Start Business Operations as a Sole Proprietorship, C Corporation, S Corporation, or LLC - How do you start business on the right track?
Selecting the right type of business entity is an...more
There are many different types of business entities. Historically, the most popular type of entity was the corporation, but now the limited liability company (LLC) has become the entity of choice. The reasons for this shift...more
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