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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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Forming an LLC in New York

Learn about the state requirements when forming an LLC in New York, including acceptable names, LLC members and managers, Articles of Organization, filings, & more.

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Expanding Your Business? Foreign Qualification Protects Your Rights in a New State

Doing business across state lines? See what information you’ll need when registering with other states.

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LLC Articles of Organization

Forming a limited liability company requires filing articles of organization with the state where the LLC will be formed. The articles of organization set forth basic facts about the company and appoint a registered agent. The LLC comes into being when the state accepts the articles of organization.

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The Corporation Handbook

Get an overview of corporation-related topics, such as corporate structure & how corporations raise capital, plus explanations of terms used in corporations.

In this handbook, you’ll find an overview of corporation-related topics, plus explanations of terms and concepts commonly used in the corporate area. It covers the major types of corporations and examines, among other topics, the overall corporate structure, how corporations maintain good standing with state offices, how corporations are taxed, and how they raise capital. You’ll also find a glossary of corporate terms for handy reference. Armed with this information, you’ll be better prepared to make decisions regarding your growing business.

Table of Contents

  • Forms of Business Organizations
  • Nature and Characteristics of a Corporation
  • Formation of Corporations
  • Corporate Finance
  • Shareholders
  • Directors and Officers
  • Changes in Corporate Structure
  • Tax and Reporting Requirements
  • Foreign Corporations
  • Going Public; Federal Securities Laws

 

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