Entrepreneur Magazine's Business Structure Basics
Select the structure that suits your business needs with this basic guide
Business Form and Taxation Pros and Cons
A Sole Proprietorship is easy to set up but there is no personal limited liability protection. A Limited Liability Company has persoanl limited liability but active members are subject to self-employment tax for Social Security and Medicare. An extended list of pros and cons for business structures is available here
A Doctors Self-Exam of Legal Essentials
The days of doctors simply opening an office and treating patients as a business model are long gone. There are simple categories that can be addressed one issue at a time with great efficiency of scale and cost. Read more
Basic Business Structures
An overview from the Small Business Administration (SBA) about LLCs, General Partnerships and C-Corps.
Licensing and Permits
Information from the SBA about corporate basics like Employer Identification Numbers.
Forms of Ownership
SBA reviews ownership structures like Sole Proprietors, S-Corps and Partnerships.
Special Business Structures
SBA information on LLPs, PS, LPs, which may not be optional in your state.