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Best State to Incorporate

Best State to Incorporate

Michael David December 15, 2012 2

Shopping for a State in which to incorporate? We’ve analyzed the filing fees, privacy laws, and filing burdens for all 50 states. …we favor low fees, low hassles and maximum privacy. Read on to

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How Business Bankruptcy Affects the Corporation Owner

How Business Bankruptcy Affects the Corporation Owner

thundercow March 8, 2011 Comments Off on How Business Bankruptcy Affects the Corporation Owner

Many business owners wonder how filing a business bankruptcy will affect their personal credit history, and while there is no exact answer to this wondering thought there are a few principles that apply to

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How to Apply for a Federal Tax Id on the Internet

How to Apply for a Federal Tax Id on the Internet

thundercow June 19, 2010 0

The IRS tends to move this link around a bit, so we maintain a link to their online federal tax ID application form: Apply for a Federal Tax Id

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What Is the Best State to Form a Corporation?

What Is the Best State to Form a Corporation?

Michael David April 15, 2010 0

We have all seen the advertisements touting incorporation services in a particular state. These advertisements appear in media ranging from airline magazines to internet ads. Indeed, in the past thirty years, states have risen

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Wisconsin LLC – WI Limited Liability Company – LLC in Wisconsin

Wisconsin LLC – WI Limited Liability Company – LLC in Wisconsin

Michael David February 1, 2009 0

The following table sets forth a comprehensive summary of this state’s LLC laws, filing requirements, taxation and more. Keep in mind though, that the information in this table is subject to the whim of

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LLC Formation – Form an LLC – Free Information

LLC Formation – Form an LLC – Free Information

Michael David May 4, 2008 0

The following is our unbiased guide (we offer this free information, but do not provide formation service, just a few ads on this page 😉 ) to LLC formation. If you want to learn

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Sample Legal Document – Minutes of Action of Incorporator

Sample Legal Document – Minutes of Action of Incorporator

Michael David April 30, 2008 0

The following document is a sample of the recorded minutes of an incorporator taken during the formation stage of a corporation. MINUTES OF ACTION OF INCORPORATOR TAKEN WITHOUT A MEETING BY WRITTEN CONSENT  

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Sample Document | Minutes of Initial Meeting of Board of Directors

Sample Document | Minutes of Initial Meeting of Board of Directors

Michael David April 29, 2008 0

MINUTES OF ACTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF GREGORY M. MASTERSON CONSTRUCTION, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION.   The director of the above corporation, Gregory Michael Masterson, pursuant to the bylaws of the Corporation hereby

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What Is an S Corporation?

What Is an S Corporation?

Michael David April 24, 2008 0

What Is an S Corporation? An S Corporation is a C Corporation that elects “Subchapter S” status. All S Corporations begin their lives as C Corporations; Corporations elect to change their status to S

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S Corporation Election

S Corporation Election

Michael David April 24, 2008 0

How to Make the S Corporation Election All S Corporations begin their lives as C Corporations–no Secretary of State in the US makes a distinction between S Corporation and C Corporation. The S Corporation

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Types of Corporations

Types of Corporations

Michael David April 24, 2008 0

An unbiased guide to the different types of corporations, including C corporation, S corporation, close corporation, and professional corporation

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Employee Stock Options – Stock Option Plans – What Are They and How They Work – Estate Planning

Employee Stock Options – Stock Option Plans – What Are They and How They Work – Estate Planning

Michael David April 22, 2008 0

Set forth below is an overview of the tax, accounting and general business considerations applicable to typical equity based compensation arrangements. Following the overview are general descriptions of how those considerations apply to three

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How to Do a Spin-Off

How to Do a Spin-Off

Michael David April 22, 2008 0

The mechanics of a spin-off are relatively simple: in a spin-off, a parent company distributes shares of a subsidiary on a pro rata basis to the parent company’s shareholders. As a result, the subsidiary

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Alter Ego Liability and Piercing the Corporate Veil (Or the LLC Veil)

Alter Ego Liability and Piercing the Corporate Veil (Or the LLC Veil)

Michael David April 22, 2008 0

“Faithfulness to the formalities is the price paid to the corporation fiction, a relatively small price to pay for limited liability .” -as quoted by the court in Labadie Coal Co. v. Black Liability

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Corporation vs. LLC vs. Partnership, Compared – Which is Right for You?

Corporation vs. LLC vs. Partnership, Compared – Which is Right for You?

Michael David April 22, 2008 Comments Off on Corporation vs. LLC vs. Partnership, Compared – Which is Right for You?

Comparing Corporations, LLCs, and Partnerships The most common forms of business enterprises in use in the United States are the sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited liability company (LLC), and corporation. Each form has advantages

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