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.

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.

Incorporate Your Business

Author: Anthony Mancuso
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413306361
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

Written by the author of Nolo's state-specific corporation books, this national edition takes you through the entire process in any state. When you're finished, your corporation will enjoy unique tax benefits, investment attraction, and much more.

Incorporate Your Business

Author: Robert A. Cooke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471698159
Release Date: 2004-11-17
Genre: Business & Economics

With real-world examples, charts, and tables, this handy guide willhelp you calculate the benefits of incorporation for yourbusiness—before you decide to take the leap. For smallbusiness owners, with Incorporate Your Business you'llmaster all the fundamentals, including: Overall benefits of incorporation Tax changes under incorporation Various types of corporations Completing all the paperwork correctly Setting up a corporate structure Electing officers and setting up the board Holding important organizational meetings

Incorporate Your Business

Author: Anthony Mancuso Attorney
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413314939
Release Date: 2011-05-09
Genre: Law

Set up a corporation, skip the lawyer, save money! Incorporate Your Business lays out everything you need to know about corporate laws and regulations in your state, clearly explaining: why and when to incorporate what you need to know about corporate taxation whether to elect S corporation tax status how to incorporate an existing business Plus, you can save thousands of dollars in attorneys' fees by incorporating a business yourself -- Incorporate Your Business guides you through each step. In the end, your business will enjoy a number of advantages, including: Limited Liability Incorporating your business limits personal liability for business debts -- this means owners are not normally financially liable for business debts and court judgments. Tax Advantages You can split business income between yourself and your corporation, thereby lowering income taxes. Access to Capital Corporations have better access to private venture capital than any other type of business. They are also well positioned to raise capital by selling shares to the public. Employee Perks The owners of a corporation who work for the business are treated as employees. They can take advantage of tax-deductible, corporate-paid benefits such as: pension plans stock-option and stock bonus plans medical expense reimbursement term life insurance coverage Incorporate Your Business provides the forms you need as tear-outs and on CD-ROM, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, stock certificates and resolutions. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book. The 6th edition is revised and updated to cover all changes in state, federal, and tax law. Additionally, the 50-state appendix found in previous editions has been redesigned for ease of use, including updated information on all 50 states' corporate filing offices, securities offices, and corporate law statues.

Making Millions For Dummies

Author: Robert Doyen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470464550
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Business & Economics

The must-have guide to achieving great wealth Making Millions For Dummies lays out in simple, easy-to-understand steps the best ways to achieve wealth. Through a proven methodology of saving, building a successful business, smart investing, and carefully managing assets, this up-front, reliable guide shows readers how to achieve millionaire or multimillionaire status. It provides the lowdown on making wise financial decisions, with guidance on managing investments and inheritances, minimizing taxes, making money grow, and, most important, how to avoid common and costly financial mistakes. Millionaire wannabes will see how to maintain financial security throughout their life with this easy-to-follow road map to financial independence. For individuals who yearn to make millions but don't want to be restricted to owning or running a business, the book features other options, such as inventing and patenting the next big thing, consulting, selling high-value collectibles, and flipping or owning real estate.

Taxes 2007 For Dummies

Author: Eric Tyson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470127216
Release Date: 2006-12-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Tax season doesn’t just have to be about paying Uncle Sam his due. Sure, giving up your hard-earned dollars hurts, but you can turn lemons into lemonade by turning knowledge into immediate and long-term tax savings. What’s more, wising up about your tax situation can only increase your financial savvy and bolster your future fiscal health. Combining tax-preparation and tax-planning advice, Taxes 2007 For Dummies is the latest offering in the highly praised Taxes For Dummies series. This easy and fun guide (yes, a fun tax guide) walks you line-by-line through the most common forms, with analysis especially relevant for TurboTax and other tax software users. Fully updated for 2006, including Alternative Minimum Tax relief and Roth IRA conversions, this handy resource covers critical tax code changes and provides new tips for money-saving end-of-year tax moves. You’ll find out how to: Itemize your deductions Negotiate with the IRS Take advantage of tax credits to reduce what you owe Make tax-wise personal finance decisions Avoid common mistakes before you file Audit-proof your tax return Fill out the dreaded Schedule D Packed with standout tips, tax cut opportunities, warnings, reminders, and sidebars, Taxes 2007 For Dummies is a clear road map to doing your taxes in 2007—and to wisely planning your future finances for years ahead.

Small Business Taxes For Dummies

Author: Eric Tyson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118650615
Release Date: 2013-11-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Not keeping up with tax rules and strategies can lead to mistakes that cost business owners thousands of dollars in higher taxes, fine, and penalties every year. Discover how to prepare your own tax documents, understand your rights and obligations, and much more.

How to Form Your Own California Corporation

Author: Anthony Mancuso
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323368
Release Date: 2017-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Form a corporation in California with the book that's helped thousands of Californians incorporate! Protect your business and save on attorney's fees by forming a California corporation on your own. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes incorporating a straightforward task for any small business owner. This all-in-one guide contains the forms, tax rules, practical information, and step-by-step instructions you need to successfully incorporate a California business. Learn about: different types of California corporations and how they work filing articles of incorporation how to stay legal by keeping legally sound corporate records and minutes securities laws and exemptions corporate taxation preparing bylaws issuing stock obtaining licenses and permits, and perks for your employees. This edition is completely updated and revised to provide current regulations, tax requirements, contact information for relevant agencies, helpful resources, and the most up-to-date forms available. How to Form Your Own California Corporation makes the entire incorporation process easy. Like tens of thousands of California entrepreneurs have done over the last 25 years, you really can complete and file all the paperwork yourself.

Taxes 2008 For Dummies

Author: Eric Tyson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470280126
Release Date: 2008-01-07
Genre: Business & Economics


Tips and traps when incorporating your business

Author: Jeffery Jensen
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: IND:30000109933063
Release Date: 2005-08-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Tactics for small business owners to incorporate on their own and reap big rewards Tips & Traps When Incorporating Your Business is for millions of small business owners who want to incorporate their businesses but are intimidated by the legal complexities and fees associated with the process. The authors clearly describe the types of corporations and explain the legal and tax advantages of each. Then, following the acclaimed Tips & Traps format, they: Walk readers step-by-step through the process--from picking a name to filing paperwork, issuing shares, and running shareholder meetings Supply samples of all the necessary forms, agreements, and other documents Provide checklists covering legal, financial, and tax-related aspects of incorporating Explain the different types of corporations and their key characteristics (including owner liability, tax treatment, documents needed, and management styles) Explore the right locations to incorporate a particular business, and how to raise capital for that corporation

Tax 2010 2011 For Dummies

Author: Sarah Laing
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047066472X
Release Date: 2010-07-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Fully updated for the 2010/2011 tax year, this book takes the hassle out of tax Although you can't escape tax, you can make it easier to deal with. Whether you want to work out the taxes on your own business, make tax-efficient investments or simply understand where your money's going, this plain-English guide has it all. Get to grips with the UK tax system and discover how to make potentially significant savings on your tax bill. Tax facts – get the low-down on tax essentials Tax through your ages – find out how to make the most tax-savvy decisions at every stage of your life Pensions and benefits – understand the ins and outs of taxes paid on pensions and state benefits Working for someone else – keep an eye on your pay packet and make the most of incentive schemes Working for yourself – learn how to manage your company's taxes, whether you're just starting out or are a veteran business-owner Open the book and find: Advice on complying with self-assessment regulations Techniques for calculating how much income tax you owe Updates on the most tax-friendly investments for you and your children How to manage property tax, whether you're buying, selling or renting Ways to reduce inheritance tax The best way to pay VAT on your own business The tax benefits of becoming a limited company Day-to-day tax-saving techniques "Tax 2010/2011 For Dummies is expertly written in plain, everyday language that makes a complicated subject easy to understand. It's simple to follow, and full of invaluable tax tips and reminders. Highly recommended for someone looking for a straightforward introduction to the world of tax." —Mark McLaughlin, CTA (Fellow) ATT TEP, Chartered Tax Consultant, Author and Editor Learn to: Understand your tax status and fulfil your legal obligations Calculate your business taxes Fill out a self-assessment form Make tax-efficient investments

Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All in One

Author: John Aylen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118223895
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The comprehensive, six-in-one package small business entrepreneurs can't afford to be without With more Canadians considering starting their own small businesses than ever before, there's never been a greater need for a detailed, comprehensive guide to help budding entrepreneurs get off the ground. Comprised of six books in one that cover every aspect of running a business, from developing a business plan to managing growth successfully, and everything in between, Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All-in-One will ensure readers' ventures meet with success. The ideal resource for the first-time entrepreneur in a market when small businesses are growing fast Provides a wealth of management advice based on recent research that shows that when small businesses are successful, they hire Includes the financial advice that keeps new businesses from folding within their first five years Offering Canadians everything they need to know about starting their own companies within Canada, this six-book compilation is essential reading for anyone looking to make it big in the world of small business.

How to incorporate and start a business in Pennsylvania

Author: J. W. Dicks
Publisher: Adams Media Corp
ISBN: PSU:000033201221
Release Date: 1997-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

In today's economy, corporations enjoy many advantages over other business organizations, such as proprietorships or partnerships. But is corporate designation really appropriate for you and your business?