Choosing the Business Entity That’s Right for You

business owners discussing options: MaxFilings Business Incorporation Blog

From C and S corporations to sole proprietorship and LLC, the choice options for your business’s entity may seem endless, and there are certainly many factors to consider before making this important decision. Thus, we’d like to share a few specific aspects of your business to consider before you decide on an official entity. The most common ... More >

The Who’s Who of Incorporating Your Business

If you decide to incorporate your business, you will soon find that all the paperwork, terms, conditions, and titles can be slightly confusing. In order to become a corporation you need an organizational structure that is comprised of shareholders, a board of directors, officers and a registered agent. If you have no idea what any of those are, ... More >

Choosing a State for Incorporation

When incorporating your small business, there are tough decisions to be made. Are you forming a nonprofit corporation, Limited Liability Company (LLC), C Corporation, or S Corporation? What’s the official name?  Copyrights? One of the very first decisions after selecting an entity type is deciding where to incorporate? Home-State ... More >

The Pros and Cons of Incorporating as an S Corporation

Perhaps you have finally given into your entrepreneurial spirit and are ready to start your own business. How exciting! If you haven’t already, you will soon hear all the talk about different ways to incorporate your business. For instance, should you do an LLC or C corporation?  An S corporation is another option, and below are pros and cons to ... More >

Keep your Public Company Name Relevant By Filing a “Doing-Business-As”

There are instances when you own a business that it can be beneficial to create a new name to conduct your business under. This is known as a “Doing Business As” or DBA name. Business owners are most likely to file a DBA when they start a business, or more specifically when they start a sole proprietorship or a partnership. Those who do not ... More >

Reasons You Should Be Thankful to Incorporate Your Business

While Thanksgiving has passed and 2014 is coming to a close, there is still much to be thankful for if you’re an entrepreneur or have an incorporated business. Below is a sampling of some of these reasons. Security that your personal assets are safe If you own a sole proprietorship, your personal assets (including your bank and retirement ... More >