Do-It-Yourself Checklist to Incorporate Your Business

You can incorporate your business yourself if you don’t want to hire an attorney or a business formation service. Read this step-by-step checklist. Read more


Federal Employer Identification Number: Everything You Need to Know

Understand exactly what a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN) is, why you need one, and how to acquire one for your small business. Read more

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Pros and Cons of the Popular Business Entities: Sole Proprietorship, LLC, S Corp and C Corp

This webinar will discuss the most common business entities to help you navigate this important decision, and what changes you need to know for this year. Read more

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Should I Form A Corporation Or An LLC? What's The Point? by Bill Ferguson

April 14, 2021

If the legal protection of the two types of these business entities is almost the same, which is better, corporation or LLC? Most of the time, the simple answer is this – an LLC is better. It’s simpler to form and it allows for the most favorable tax elections.