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When it comes to forming a business, there are a variety of questions a business owner must consider, such as what business structure is right for the business and in which state the business should be formed. Our Resource Center offers updates on industry trends and news on business formation.


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CT Smart Chart: What Business Structure Is Best For Your Company?

Choosing a Business Structure – Get to Know the Characteristics and Compliance Requirements of Your Chosen Entity

Your choice of business entity can have a big impact on the steps you need to take to ensure compliance with state regulations.

Whether you choose to form a limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership, limited liability partnership, corporation, S corporation, or even if you decide to do business as a sole proprietorship or general partnership, you’ll encounter unique formation, management, and compliance requirements. For example, you may need to appoint a registered agent or file annual reports. Other key considerations include whether you want to take advantage of pass-through taxation and avoid personal liability for business debts.

Use this handy chart to compare the basic characteristics and compliance requirements for each business structure so you stay compliant for the life of your enterprise.

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Articles

What Is a Professional Corporation or PLLC?

Learn how to form a professional corporation today. A professional corporation or PLLC provides services by professionals that must have a state license. 

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Event

IPMA 2019 Conference & Expo

When
Wednesday, October 23 - Friday, October 25
Where
Hyatt Regency Seattle; Seattle, WA
Event

Mini Webinar CT Coffee Breaks: Expanding Your Business and Keeping Compliant

When
Tuesday, October 29
Where
Internet-based Webinar
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Articles

LLC Formation in Washington State

The Limited Liability Company (LLC) has become an increasingly popular choice for business formations. It is a business structure that combines the pass-through

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