The Launch Blog: Expert Advice from the CorpNet Team

S Corp Election Deadline Is Approaching March 15, 2019 So Don’t Delay

The S Corp election deadline is just around the corner. Here's what you need to know if you want to reap the tax benefits of an S Corp in 2019.

How to Hire Your First Employee

Hiring your first employee is exciting. It means your business is growing and you need someone with special skills to help take it further.

Have Employees? Then You Need to Understand Employment Taxes

Hiring employees can make a world of difference when it comes to eliminating your stress and streamlining operations and understanding employment taxes

Increase Professional Services Revenue with the CorpNet Partner Program

A path for business coaches, CPAs, lawyers, tax advisors, and bookkeepers to increase professional services revenue without overworking or adding overhead.

2019-02-05T16:30:47+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Categories: Growth and Expansion, Partner Program|

The Difference Between a Business Entity Statutory Conversion and Business Domestication

Statutory conversion vs. business domestication. One changes a business entity type; the other changes a company's home state. Read on to learn more!

Three Tips for Business Coaches to Help Their Clients Succeed in 2019

How can you help your coaching clients achieve entrepreneurial success? These tips for business coaches will help you help your clients succeed.

Business Startup Deductions to Take in 2018

What startup tax deductions can your business take in 2018? This post covers the types of startup business expenses and discusses which may be deductible.

Do You Need Annual Meeting Minutes for Corporations and LLCs?

What business owners should know about annual meeting minutes for corporations. What are they, who must have them, and how do you create them?

The CorpNet Partner Program Opens a New Revenue Stream for Your Business— Without Adding Overhead

The CorpNet Partner Program gives professional services providers a way to increase revenue without adding overhead. Here’s how it works.

Five Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Business When Stuck in a Seasonal Rut

Are sales in a seasonal slump? There's no need to worry! Here are five marketing ideas to grow your business during slow times.

5 Steps to Start a Business By Year End–A Guide for Startups

What do you need to do to get your startup off the ground before next year? These steps to start a business will give you the direction you need.

2018 End of Year Business Compliance Checklist

Finish 2018 right with all of your business compliance requirements in order. This end of year business checklist will help.

Use a Home Address to Incorporate a Business–What to Consider

s it OK to use your residential address as your business address, too? Here's what to consider before you use your home address to incorporate a business.

How to Start an Amazon Business

Entrepreneurs and startups have recently become very unclear about how to start an Amazon business because the responsibility of online sellers to collect and remit sales tax has been an issue under debate for quite some time. Entrepreneurs who have brick-and-mortar stores in jurisdictions that have enacted sales tax clearly must add state (and sometimes local) sales tax to customer’s bills when selling taxable goods. And then send they must send those funds to the proper tax authorities. But what if you sell your products online to customers in other states? The rules haven’t been completely clear in [...]

Start a Business Checklist for a Home Based Business

Knowing your how to start a business checklist for a home based business may sound simple to most people. With no need to rent or buy office space and worry about setting up workstations for employees, how tough can it be, right? Well, although setting up shop at home offers some degree of simplicity, business owners who work out of their homes still face some of the same legal considerations companies with dedicated places of business do on how to start a business from home. If you’re contemplating about launching a business and how to start a business [...]

How to Incorporate a Nonprofit Organization Checklist

Some aspects of starting a nonprofit are similar to starting a for-profit business, but nuances exist. How to Incorporate a Nonprofit Organization can be confusing and complicated and it can be helpful to have a checklist of what you should address to incorporate a business as a Nonprofit Organization. Before I go any further, let's first chat about what being a nonprofit business means. The information that I'm about to provide you in this article on How to Incorporate a Nonprofit Organization is not intended as legal, tax, or financial advice. It's for general knowledge purposes to give [...]

2018-11-15T12:54:09+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Should I Incorporate or Form an LLC for my MLM Business?

Do You Need to an MLM LLC for Your Network Marketing Business? MLM entrepreneurs are considered independent contractors. By default, they’re sole proprietors, but forming a legal business entity offers potential liability protection and tax benefits. Also sometimes called “network marketing” companies, MLMs offer income opportunities to folks who want to set their own schedule and work at their own pace—without having to build a business from the ground up. Many people who want the flexibility of being their own boss have chosen careers in working as agents for multi-level marketing (MLM) companies, so I regularly field questions [...]

2018-09-29T14:55:40+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: |

Sole Proprietor vs. LLC

If you’re the sole owner of a business, you may have pondered the question: “Should I operate as a sole proprietor or a single member LLC?” Decisions, decisions! So what else is new when running a business, right? There are always choices to make—and deciding which business entity type will be right for your company is one not to be made lightly. The type of business structure you choose will have legal and financial implications. It will also affect the time you spend on efforts to keep your business compliant with whatever rules must be followed for the [...]

2018-09-29T14:42:55+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , |