Business Legal Structures & Entities

Need legal advice? Here are resources on all legal aspects of starting and growing a small business from contract agreements to business structures.

 

Business Legal Structures & Entities

Need legal advice? Here are resources on all legal aspects of starting and growing a small business from contract agreements to business structures.

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How to Choose The Best Legal Structure for Your Business

This sets out to explain the most common types of business entities including sole proprietorships, Partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations and cooperatives. Read more

Blog

Sole Proprietor vs. Single-member LLC

New entrepreneurs have to decide their business structure. Learn the difference between a Sole Proprietor and Single-member LLC. Read more

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Why You Need an Operating Agreement: 8 Operating Agreement Tips

Learn why these eight business owners and entrepreneurs stress the importance of operating agreements and tips to help you complete yours.  Read more

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What Should Your LLC's Operating Agreement Include?

In addition to filing your articles of organization with the state, you should also set internal ground rules for how you manage and run your LLC. Read more

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Should You Hire a Registered Agent or Be Your Own?

You can appoint yourself, or in many states, you can appoint your business to be its own registered agent. So, why hire a registered agent at all? Read more