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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.
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.
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.
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Learn about the criteria for choosing the right business type, like LLC, S Corporation, C, Corporation, including limited liability, risk, taxes, selecting a state, & more.
Learn the difference between myths and reality for corporation and LLC compliance, including apostilles, annual reports, incorporating your business, UCC laws, & more.
Learn about the employer identification number (EIN) that nearly every business needs. Determine if you need to get an EIN, how to apply, search for one & more.