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 youChoosing the type of entity that will work best for your businessDealing with shareholders and shareholder agreementsTransferring money and assets in or out of the corporationDocumenting corporate actions and maintaining complianceFinding 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 meansCorporate statutes, bylaws, and articlesChoosing directors and assigning dutiesThe benefits of S corporation statusDeciding where to incorporateRegistering corporate names and domain namesBalancing equity versus debtUnderstanding shareholder rightsGetting your financial information in orderHiring 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 ...