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Starting a Business in Nevada

You have a phenomenal business idea, you’ve done some homework to verify your idea is viable, and now you’re ready to take the necessary steps to make your dream of starting a business in Nevada come true. Starting a business in Nevada offers the opportunity to take charge of your own professional destiny in a state known for entrepreneurial innovation and success. What Are the Benefits of Starting a Business in Nevada? According to the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy's 2018 Small Business Profile for Nevada, the state is home to over 250,000 small businesses, which [...]

2019-05-15T11:33:09-07:00 May 17th, 2019|Categories: Seed and Development, Startup and Launch|Tags: , , |

How to Start a Small Business in Texas in 10 Steps

If you've been exploring how to start a small business in Texas, this article is for you. Learn 10 steps to launch a business in the Lone Star state.

Webinars About How to Choose the Right Business Entity

Wondering how to choose the right business entity? Consider watching these webinars to learn about the pros and cons of various business structures.

Secretary of State Annual Report Deadlines: A State-by-State List for LLCs and Corporations

Wondering if you need to submit a Secretary of State Annual Report and when it’s due? This state-by-state list will help you prepare and stay in compliance.

2019-03-25T12:31:38-07:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection, Startup and Launch|Tags: , , |

Help Clients Choose What Is the Best Business Structure Without Fear of Unauthorized Practice of Law

What is the best business structure? Here's how to help your clients (and boost your revenue) without illegally engaging in the practice of law.

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.

2019-02-19T11:09:35-07:00 February 13th, 2019|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection, Startup and Launch|Tags: , , |

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.

2018-12-07T09:01:41-07:00 December 13th, 2018|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |

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.

2018-12-10T08:12:20-07:00 December 4th, 2018|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

2018-11-15T14:59:46-07:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , , |

What Is the LLC Tax Rate?

Before forming an LLC, many entrepreneurs ask about the standard LLC tax rate to see if this form of entity is a solid option for their new business. This is an excellent question and one that can be best answered by exploring what an LLC is and how it is taxed. The LLC (limited liability company) business entity type is one of the most popular selected by small business owners. It shields the owner’s personal assets from the liabilities of the business and may result in some tax savings to boot. The LLC is an entity formed according [...]

2018-08-02T13:34:10-07:00 August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , , , , |

The Accountant’s Role in Business Formation

How much do you value your accountant? If you answered “plenty!” then you’re in good company. According to a survey* by Wasp Barcode Technologies, small business owners ranked accountants as the most important professional to their businesses. Not surprisingly, when asked how familiar the business owners are with accounting functions, most answered in the middle range. Most business owners would never attempt to file their business taxes without the help of an expert accountant, so why wouldn’t you turn to your accountant for help with business formation, too? Most business owners hire an accountant for taxes and accounts [...]

Hit Hard With 2017 Taxes? It’s Time To Change Your Legal Structure for 2018

It seems like you just got your business taxes handled for 2017, and now you must start worrying about 2018 taxes. That’s because the tax reforms signed into law last December under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will most definitely affect your business taxes—and possibly your company’s legal structure as well. And you might be wondering how to avoid a hit like that in the future.  Maybe it’s time to change your business legal structure. If you’re self-employed and operating as a sole proprietor, I suggest exploring if a change in legal structure might provide some tax relief [...]

2018-05-09T06:15:45-07:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , , |