For small businesses and entrepreneurs, business structure impacts how you pay taxes, and can lead to double taxation if you're not careful.
Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business expert, speaker, author and mother of four. She is the Founder and CEO of CorpNet.com, an online legal document filing service and recognized Inc. 5000 company.
At CorpNet, Nellie and her team assist entrepreneurs across all 50 states start a business, incorporate, form an LLC, and apply for trademarks. They also offer free business compliance tools for any entrepreneur to utilize.
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Now that we're in 2017, is it time to incorporate your small business? Here’s a primer to help determine if this is the year to take this important step.Jan 8, 2017 321 Shares
As a startup, you're going to need to make sure your small business license and permits are in order. The start of a new year is the perfect time to check.Dec 11, 2016 366 Shares
Businesses evolves over time and situations change. You need to keep changing your LLC operating agreement to reflect these changes.Nov 1, 2016 186 Shares
Establishing an LLC is straightforward. Figuring out how the business is going to operate can be trickier. That’s where an LLC Operating Agreement comes in.Oct 5, 2016 158 Shares
For one reason or another, you may be considering changing the name of your business. Here's what's involved in that process.Aug 31, 2016 187 Shares
When is it prudent for your business to file for an intent to use a trademark?Aug 4, 2016 195 Shares
Does your small business or startup need to register a trademark? Check out reasons why one is necessary and how to go about registering a trademark.Jun 16, 2016 299 Shares
There are a lot of things to think about as your business matures. It's not just a question of getting it started and then working to keep revenue coming in the door. You need to work actively to grow your business too. Here's how.May 23, 2016 1.2k Shares
If you've grown out of your solopreneurship, it may be time to consider restructuring your business.May 13, 2016 514 Shares
Women now own about one-third of all the privately held companies in the U.S. So, what cities are making the best homes for these businesses? Tennessee seems to be a hot spot.Apr 8, 2016 356 Shares
What kind of business structure is right for your company? S Corporations have numerous unique aspects that might work for your organization. Read Nelli Akalp's article on S Corporations to decide whether this format might work for your business.Mar 6, 2016 472 Shares