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How to Incorporate a Business

Many businesses never incorporate, but there are some good reasons to form a corporation, like selling stock and liability issues. Incorporation can be tricky, so get an attorney to help you with the process.

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8 Ways to Save Money on Attorney Fees

How to save on legal bills. Information on hiring an attorney, understanding attorney fees, and doing things yourself to save attorney time - and money.

Business Startup Timeline

Ready to start a business? General business startup steps described and time estimates included. It depends on your specific business, esp. location.

Best Business Practices

Good business practices keep a business profitable, avoid audits and legal costs, and been seen as legitimate for taxes and regulations.

Why Business Agreements Should Be In Writing

Business contracts and agreements should be put in writing. Putting contracts and agreements in writing is smart business practice.

How Do I Start a Partnership? What Do I Need to Do?

Steps in starting a partnership, including types of partnerships, applying for state registration, getting a partnership agreement.

Hobby vs. Business

Business or hobby? Businesses can take losses on tax returns, but hobby activities cannot deduct expenses for losses. How to make sure the IRS sees your business as a business and not a hobby.

How Does an LLC Owner Get Paid?

How an LLC owner is paid, taking a draw from business profits. How LLC owners pay self-employment taxes.

Business Start-up Help

Where to get help with business start-up. Starting a business means getting information and advice from others. Here are some sources of help.

Buying a Boat or Airplane for Business

Buying and using a boat or airplane for business purposes - qualifying for depreciation and business expense deductions for entertainment facilities.

Inactive Business

The inactive business - answers to questions. What is an inactive business? Must an inactive business pay taxes? What notifications are required?

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