Staying in control is the key to good governance and here are 4 key practices to help you. Practicing good governance of the LLC helps make the intent and purpose of the LLC clear to its members and to outside parties. These practices will help you in conflict by providing a clear picture of what you intended for the LLC. Read here on how to practice good governance.
One of the most important steps when starting your business is deciding what you will name it. Choosing a name takes a lot of work and research because you want to make sure you have a unique name. It is also important to make sure your business is easily found online and not confused with others. Here are some more important points regarding the name of your business.
There are many things you are thinking about when starting your new business and it can all easily get overwhelming. One of the biggest questions you ask yourself might be whether to form a limited liability company taxed as a partnership (LLC) or a corporation making an S election (S corp). We have summarized the similarities and differences between both here for you so you can have a better understanding before making this important decision.
Closing down your business for any reason requires steps that must be taken before you move on. It is important that you do this process the right way so that you are not facing any difficulties in the future and are not personally liable for anything. Here are some of the most important steps you must take during the process of closing down your business.
A lot of times, people hide their Wills or estate planning docs in secret locations where they'll likely never be found after their death. Or they'll put their Will in the care of unreliable caretakers, whom may forget they even have the documents and never truly know when is the right time to present it to the family after your death. Consider this illuminating case that winded its way through the NY court system and provides a cautionary tale about safeguarding your documents.
Taking a break from your business will not only help your business and employees, it will also help you mentally, physically, and/or spiritually. While it can be hard to leave your business that requires your daily attention, taking a break will benefit it in many ways. A retreat will help your employees gain great learning opportunities and helping you discover business ideas as well as connect with other entrepreneurs.
You might think your corporation and limited liability company (LLC) will protect your personal assets, that may not be the case if you aren’t careful in the way you’re running your business or handling finances. There are several circumstances that can lead you to be personally liable for corporate or LLC debt. Here are some things to consider if are thinking of incorporating or already own a corporation or LLC.
One of the commonly made mistake for most new business owners is not having a solid legal foundation. To make sure your startup is protected, you must have a set of key legal agreements in place. These agreements will help you and your company stay strong through unforeseen situations and circumstances. Read what those 4 core legal documents are.
With the changes in the tax laws, it is very important that you are taking full advantage or are aware of the ways these changes can impact your business. Here are the major changes in the tax laws that can affect your business, be sure you understand them and are using them to help your business. You also want to be aware of the changes so your business is not being negatively impacted.