Structuring your business as an LLC can limit your liability for business debts and simplify your taxes. Mancuso provides easy-to-understand instructions, helps you find key legal forms, and shows you how to take care of ongoing legal and tax paperwork.
Written for entrepreneurs, professional partnerships and small business owners, this book answers the key questions about this hot opportunity for structuring a business. Friedman explains in plain English how this formation is suitable for virtually any business.
Our current economic climate has led many people to start their own businesses—by choice, necessity, or a little of each. And since everyone wants to limit their personal liability when starting a business, LLCs have become very popular. This book simplifies LLC concepts and helps the reader decide whether to form an LLC or some other type of business entity.
Running your LLC, step by step A limited liability company can give your small business both tax benefits and protection from personal liability for business debts. But without careful record keeping, regular meetings, and formal minutes, you could lose these advantages. Your Limited Liability Company provides all the instructions and forms you need to maintain the legal validity of your LLC. Forms include: Minutes of LLC Meeting Waiver of Notice of Meeting Approval of LLC Minutes Written Consents for Single-Member LLCs You’ll also find more than 50 of the most commonly used legal resolutions to insert in your minutes or written consents. Use them to: declare distributions of LLC profits to members hire employees and contract with outside firms approve LLC contracts approve salary increases and bonuses authorize bank loans elect corporate tax treatment for your LLC, and amend the articles and operating agreement. With Downloadable Forms Provides 70 minutes and resolution forms with step-by-step instructions on how to document important LLC decisions, votes, and transactions. All forms are included in the book and are available for download.
Do you yearn to be your own boss and set up your own business but not sure how to go about it? Do you know the benefits of having a Limited Liability Company (LLC) , but you don't know how to get started? Then your search is finally over, for we've got the book for you! The thought of "being your own boss" is sure exciting and if you plan to do it by setting up your business and are ready with a business plan, the next crucial step is deciding the right business structure. This decision has far reaching repercussions for the business and thus requires careful selection. The factors like personal liability, regulations, tax treatment, etc are governed by the form of your business entity which could be a Sole Proprietorship, Corporation, Partnership, or a Limited Liability Company (LLC). A limited liability company (LLC) can be the right choice for any business owner seeking to reduce liability and protect his or her assets. This type of entity has several advantages over operating a sole proprietorship or partnership. Unlike a sole proprietorship or partnership, an LLC shields the owner or owners from liability, and unlike a more complex corporation, management structure is loose, there is no board of directors to answer to, and with an LLC being a pass-through organization, no double taxation which corporations are subject to unless one elects to be taxed as a C or S corporation. In this book, you will discover the ins and outs of an LLC and find out if it's right for you. Here are just some of the topics that are discussed within this book An introduction to what LLC actually means The advantages and disadvantages associated with LLC Easy steps towards starting your own LLC and LLC state specific guidelines to follow The accounting and taxes involved in this industry Reviewing whether LLC is right for you And so much more! Among all forms of companies, start-up of a LLC is easier with lesser complexities, paperwork and costs. This form of company comes with a lot of operational ease with less record keeping and compliance issues. LLCs also provide a lot of freedom in management as there no requirement of having a board of directors, annual meetings or maintaining strict record books. These features reduce unnecessary hassles and help save a lot of time and effort. So what are you waiting for? Start building the steps towards success today, with just a simple click on the 'Buy Now' button!
Become a savvy entrepreneur with your own LLC Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers a clear, concise guide that explains the pros and cons of LLCs, and shares insider tips on everything from choosing your members and your company name to creating and filing your Articles of Organization and managing day-to-day operations. You'll find the most current, real-world advice on customizing an LLC for your specific business needs, creating a great operating agreement, keeping accurate records, and new information on federal regulations and fees that are applicable to LLCs, as well as a link to online tools, forms, and documents Most of the previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all but disappeared with the IRS having loosened restrictions and individual states following suit. Because LLCs are now more flexible, they remain an attractive option for those launching a new business or reorganizing an existing business. This book shows how to form and tap into the power of an LLC: Keep up on the latest information on federal taxes, regulations, and fees Discover the advances in technology, including online tools that streamline the processes Get up-to-the minute documents and forms on new filing requirements Learn how to set-up a real estate LLC or an LLC among family members This hands-on guide addresses everything you need to know about LLCs, and will help you organize, launch, and run your business as a limited liability company just like the experts do! Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition (9781119602187) was previously published as Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition (9781118852989). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.
Many small businesses are now becoming LLCs, meaning that people who aren’t used to dealing with entity rules need the step-by-step guidance provided in this book to help them follow legal requirements when conducting business. Without recording official minutes and resolutions or using written consent forms to finalize important business decisions, owners risk paying out of their own pocket for business debts and losses.
Your business has grown, and it's time to form either a corporation or a limited liability company. The question is "Which one?" It could be the most important question you'll answer. LLC or Corporation? explains: the basics of business entities; how your choice could affect your personal liability; how profits and losses are taxed; how to convert from one type to another; and doing business beyond your state. LLC or Corporation? is packed with real-world examples to help you make the best choice for your company.
• The ultimate do-it-yourself guide contains all the step-by-step instructions and forms readers need to form their own corporation in California and save thousands of dollars in lawyer fees • Lots of advice and information on corporate law, including tax information and rules on offering and selling stock • Includes all the forms you need to incorporate and bylaws for your new corporation