Incorporating Your Business For Dummies

Author: The Company Corporation
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118053745
Release Date: 2011-03-16
Genre: Business & Economics

If you’re a business owner, incorporation can help you protect your personal assets and cut down your tax bill. But all the paperwork and legalese can make incorporation seem like more trouble than it’s worth. Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers all the savvy tips you need to get incorporated — starting today! Whether your business is big or small, incorporating isn’t as simple as it could be. This handy reference makes incorporation make sense, and guides you through the process step by step. From handling the mountain of paperwork to getting back to business once you’re finished, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers a wealth of helpful advice on these and many more topics: Knowing whether or not incorporation can help you Choosing the type of entity that will work best for your business Dealing with shareholders and shareholder agreements Transferring money and assets in or out of the corporation Documenting corporate actions and maintaining compliance Finding the right attorney, accountant, tax advisor, and other professionals Written by the experts at The Company Corporation, who handle more than 100,000 incorporations every year, this helpful book offers the kind of advice you can only get from professionals — but in a user-friendly, lingo-free format. Whether you just want a little help with the paperwork, or don’t even know what a corporation is, you’ll find everything you need to know: What limited liability means Corporate statutes, bylaws, and articles Choosing directors and assigning duties The benefits of S corporation status Deciding where to incorporate Registering corporate names and domain names Balancing equity versus debt Understanding shareholder rights Getting your financial information in order Hiring a professional to help with corporate compliance If you want step-by-step help on setting up your corporation, dealing with the paperwork, and getting off on the right foot, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies is the only resource you need. Packed with the kind of tips and advice you’ll find nowhere else, it’s the uncomplicated way to get incorporated.

Incorporate Your Business

Author: Anthony Mancuso
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321586
Release Date: 2015-06-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Clear explanations on how to form a corporation in any state in the United States.

Inc Yourself 11th Edition

Author: Judith H. McQuown
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781504020176
Release Date: 2015-07-14
Genre: Business & Economics

The “entrepreneurial classic”: A business owner’s bible for start-ups and professionals alike—now completely revised and updated (CNBC). Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, Inc. Yourself is a no-nonsense, step-by-step guide to creating your own success story. And it’s not only for start-up entrepreneurs; it also speaks to long-time professionals, downsized executives, women and minorities frustrated by the limits of the glass ceiling, work-at-home moms and dads, enterprising students, retirees who want to protect their assets, and anyone who’s ever asked, “How can I profit from doing what I like to do?” Inc. Yourself covers numerous topics, including: Laying the groundwork and seed money for your corporation Choosing the right office space Creating your business plan Taking advantage of minority-supplier contracts Designing the right pension plan Understanding state-by-state tax laws and tax breaks Finding your employees Selecting insurance, medical, and retirement benefits Building profit-sharing plans Establishing long-term strategies for your heirs Featuring state requirements for general businesses, sample minutes and bylaws, quizzes, charts, checklists, and sample tax returns, Inc. Yourself provides every conceivable piece of information and guidance you need to take charge of your career and secure a profitable future. This how-to guide has stayed in print for decades and sold nearly three-quarters of a million copies for a good reason: It works. And now, more than ever, it’s essential.

How to Start and Run Your Own Corporation

Author: Peter I. Hupalo
Publisher: H C M Pub
ISBN: 0967162440
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

"How To Start And Run Your Own Corporation" begins where many incorporation books leave off. Peter Hupalo, author of "Thinking Like An Entrepreneur," teaches you the basics of corporate business structure. "How To Start And Run Your Own Corporation" will help you understand: * Which Business Structure Might Be Best For You * How To Decide Between An S-Corporation And A LLC * How To Choose Your State Of Incorporation * How To Form Your Own Corporation * S-Corporations * Par Value And No Par Value Stock * Issuing Shares * Stock Basis * Valuing A Small Business Corporation * Financing A Corporation Through Equity And Loans * Attracting Angel Investors For Your Corporation * Shareholder S-Corporation Basis And The AAA * Filling Out The 1120S Corporate Income Tax Return * Special Issues For One-Person Corporations * The Role of Bylaws And Corporate Minutes * The Role of Directors And Officers * Withdrawing Money From Your Corporation * Social Security/Unemployment Insurance On Officer Salaries * Qualified Retirement Plans, SIMPLE-IRA, SEP-IRA * The One-Person 401(k) * Worker's Compensation Exemption For Officers * How To Minimize Your Taxes * How To Prevent Your Corporate Shield From Being Pierced * Tax Saving Strategies For Your Corporation

Limited Liability Companies For Dummies

Author: Jennifer Reuting
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118856598
Release Date: 2014-08-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Become a savvy entrepreneur with your own LLC Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers a clear, concise guide that explains the pros and cons of LLCs, and shares insider tips on everything from choosing your members and your company name to creating and filing your Articles of Organization and managing day-to-day operations. You'll find the most current, real-world advice on customizing an LLC for your specific business needs, creating a great operating agreement,, keeping accurate records, and new information on federal regulations and fees that are applicable to LLCs, as well as a link to online tools, forms, and documents Most of the previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all but disappeared with the IRS having loosened restrictions and individual states following suit. Because LLCs are now more flexible, they remain an attractive option for those launching a new business or reorganizing an existing business. This book shows how to form and tap into the power of an LLC: Keep up on the latest information on federal taxes, regulations, and fees Discover the advances in technology, including online tools that streamline the processes Get up-to-the minute documents and forms on new filing requirements Learn how to set-up a real estate LLC or an LLC among family members This hands-on guide addresses everything you need to know about LLCs, and will help you organize, launch, and run your business as a limited liability company just like the experts do!

Incorporating Your Business

Author: John Kirk
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 0809259028
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Business & Economics

In simple everyday language, Incorporating Your Business describes all the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating your small business or professional practice. You get authentic information about every step of the incorporating process: what it costs; whether or not to incorporate with a lawyer; how to meet incorporation regulations in your state; how many directors and officers to have; and how to minimalize state fees and taxes. Its dozens of money-saving ideas include: How to get the most favorable tax treatment and avoid problems with the I.R.S. How to put family members on your payroll for overall tax savings How to choose the right corporation structure best suited for your business--the Subchapter S corporation, the 1244 corporation, and the professional corporation, among others In addition, this book provides you with complete appendices for: Accounting and legal terms used in establishing and operating a corporation Bylaws that can be used or easily adapted to suit your business Minutes, notices, and proxy forms for meetings of shareholders and directors Sections of the I.R.S. code that deal with corporations John Kirk is a distinguished writer on business and financial subjects and is author of the bestseller How to Manage Your Money. He was assisted by the editors of The Professional Repor, the highly respected monthly publication for business owners.

The Pragmatist s Guide to Corporate Lean Strategy

Author: Michael Nir
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484235379
Release Date: 2018-04-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Use this practical, step-by-step guide on lean agile strategy to harness technological disruption at your large business to successfully advance your business rather than suffer a loss of business. The lean agile enterprise concept is demystified and translated into action as the author shares his experience with both success and major failure in areas such as healthcare, insurance, major airline, manufacturing, financial services, education, and big data. The author shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of enterprise-level adoption of lean startup practices (what we call a “lean corporation”). The book provides step-by-step instructions specifically targeted to technologists in multiple roles—from CEO to a developer on the ground—on how to build a “lean agile corporation” and avoid common traps. Building on the experience of the “lean startup” framework of Steven Blank and Eric Reis, this book takes these concepts to the enterprise level by providing tips and best practice guidelines, sharing “horror stories” and common anti-patterns in a fun and engaging way. What You'll Learn Discover how you can contribute to your company as it becomes a lean agile corporation and survives technological and digital disruption Beat Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google at their own game by using methods they use to quickly experiment with new services and features Understand how to advance your career in a lean startup framework Know how you can trace your company’s success to your daily work Who This Book Is For Those in technology and business who are interested in strategy, business agility, management, execution, new technologies, and in the future of the business world.

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation National Edition

Author: Anthony Mancuso
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413318975
Release Date: 2013-05-09
Genre: Business & Economics

The process of becoming a tax exempt organization may appear intimidating, but with How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, you can do it quickly, easily, and with confidence. This bestselling book includes complete instructions for obtaining federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption and for qualifying for public charity status with the IRS. It will help you: . complete an IRS tax exemption application . prepare articles of incorporation . write the bylaws of your nonprofit . fill in minutes of the organizational meeting . understand your state’s specific nonprofit requirements This edition is completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the law, and includes contact information for finding updated state specific instructions. You'll also get information on new online services and options related to forming your nonprofit. Plus, all the forms you need are included in this complete guide. Forms are available to download at nolo.com.

Values Inc

Author: Dina Dwyer-Owens
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781942611097
Release Date: 2015-03-06
Genre: Business & Economics

It’s been said that 95 percent of companies that have a code of values don’t even use it. Sad, but true. Thousands of companies spend countless hours and money with experts to help define their mission, vision, and values. They write them down, hang them on the wall...and then walk away. Values, Inc. was written out of a desire to see more companies, leaders, and people finally achieve the success that is within their grasp—success attained from actually knowing and living personal values in a way that changes lives. This book invites a movement to live right and do right in business and in life for a world in need of a new direction. Using touching stories and powerful facts, Dina argues with convincing evidence that enacting a values-driven direction can literally change our world. Take a stand. Make a difference. The rewards are too great to ignore.

Growing a Business

Author: Paul Hawken
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671671648
Release Date: 1988-10-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Discusses the prerequisites to starting a business and shares his own start-up strategies

Start a Business in Florida

Author: Mark Warda Warda
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 9781572485389
Release Date: 2006-04-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Simplify the Start-Up Process Starting a new business can be one of the most exciting things you will ever do-as well as one of the most overwhelming. To ensure the future success of your enterprise, take the time to properly establish yourself right from the start. Let Start a Business in Florida help you start your dream business headache and hassle-free. Learn how to: - Develop a Complete Business Plan - Register with State Authorities - Establish a Proper Tax Payment System - Market Your Business for Success Essential documents you need to: - Create a Brand-New Business - Avoid Problems with the IRS - Hire Employees - Comply with State and Federal Regulations - And much more . . .

Practical Guide to S Corporations

Author: Michael Schlesinger
Publisher: CCH
ISBN: 0808017624
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

Practical Guide to S Corporations (Fourth Edition) is written by noted practitioner, author and lecturer Michael Schlesinger. This new Fourth Edition contains extensive discussion of the changes brought about by the Pension Protection Act of 2006 and the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007. It also covers Treasury regulations related to the Code Sec. 199 manufacturing deduction, as well as cases, rulings and pronouncements issued since the Third Edition.Comprised of fifteen chapters, this book starts by considering the tax advantages of electing S corporation status. The middle chapters, Chapters 2-12, detail the operations of S corporations, discussing statutory requirements, taxpayers who qualify as shareholders, and considerations when converting a C corporation to S status. Chapter 13 provides a comparison of S corporations to other business entities such as limited liability companies, partnerships, and C corporations. Chapter 14 discusses S corporation subsidiaries, and Chapter 15 covers employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) for S corporations.The book also includes detailed reference material. The Index provides the best access to particular information, but the Contents in Detail can be used as a “second index” for quick entry into the topics. The Appendices supply sample language that can be used in practice, and the Case Table and Finding Lists compile all of the cases, statutes, rulings, and regulations documented throughout the chapters.S corporations are the most popular business entity type, and this updated CCH resource helps practitioners understand and manage individual S corps election, compliance, tax, planning and life-cycle needs. It explains the merits and limitations of S corps in relation to other entity choices and provides clear and practical guidance. Readers will appreciate the Michael Schlesinger's real-world insights and crystal-clear analysis of even the most complex subjects.

Startup Nation

Author: Jeff Sloan
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9780307423825
Release Date: 2007-12-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Want to take control of your life? Want to trade in that listless job and create the company you’ve always dreamed of? Millions of new businesses are started each year, from online diamond dealers to part-time “pet projects” to the latest franchises. StartupNation is all about putting you in the driver’s seat to start your own business. Jeff and Rich Sloan are lifelong entrepreneurs who have created dozens of successful businesses and have guided and advised thousands of others through their nationally syndicated radio talk show, on their Web site, and in their weekly online newsletter. In StartupNation, the Sloan Brothers examines every aspect of smart entrepreneurship and help you create the business you've always dreamed of. You'll learn about the dos and don'ts and the highs and lows of building your own business through the Sloan's in-the-trenches insights and the inspirational tales of over thirty other gutsy entrepreneurs. Among the stories you'll read about: • The Sloans' own patented invention, the Battery Buddy®, which generated more than $1 million in royalties • Lavetta Willis, who built Dada Footwear into a fashion brand that now produces sneakers worn by NBA basketball stars • Tom Nardone, who created the booming ShopInPrivate.com, where people can order items they’re embarrassed to buy at the local drugstore. StartupNation presents a master course in identifying a good idea, building the right kind of business around it, and avoiding the pitfalls that can derail you. If you’ve ever dreamed of pursuing your own business, StartupNation will be your most powerful resource. From the Trade Paperback edition.