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Here is a great article I found, "What is the Best Legal Structure for My Small Business".

It is one of the most comprehensive articles I've found and gives detailed information about the different options available and the tax consequences for each.
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Wow, Rebecka 8 pages of info here and all in easy-to-understand English (no legalese people!! ) Thank you for sharing this, I have no doubt it will be a valuable resource to those who are trying to determine which way to go.
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This is by far one of the best resources I have seen for determining which type of business to set up - I am usually confused by the end of articles with all of the "big legal words" and have to read them more than once. This was easy to follow and understand and gave a lot of clear information. Thanks for sharing, Rebecka!
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Great Article! Thanks for the share.
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Perfect timing! I'm in the process of putting together all of my info so I can register my business and wasn't sure which way I should go...and I even have a legal background yet it still confused me!
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Thanks for the post. It helps to decide what type of legal status I should do for my new business.

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I am torn between Sole Proprietorship and LLC. I have read up on both and I was wondering if in the beginning is the extra work and money to establish an LLC worth it?
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It depends on your State, I live in OK and it only cost $100 to register my LLC with a $25/year renewal fee. For me, the cost was not a factor. However, I know it Texas it costs upwards of $750 to register, in that case I probably would have considered staying a sole-p.

It also depends on the services you offer. I provide bookkeeping and handle a lot of confidential information, so for me the liability protection from being an LLC is a must.
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That is true, we will be doing some medical billing so we may consider it seriously now. Thanks!
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thanks this is great info! I will pass this great info on!
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Glad I found this as it offers excellent advice.
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Thanks! I appreciate this information - it is great.
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Great resource!! Thanks so much for sharing.
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This is helpful...I was leaning toward LLC and this was helpful in that decision.
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thanks for putting this on the forum. Very helpful
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Has anyone contact an attorney to get advise? I was talking to a local VA who said she hired an attorney to get everything set up. I was wondering if that was necessary as the expense is quite high.
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Thank you for the information. This is great!
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thanks for the link. it's a really nice read.

Like everyone else, I'm torn between doing a company or a sole proprietorship.
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Wow, that was great and very understandable! Thanks for providing this info!
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Again, a needed resource right at your finger tips when you need it. Thanks for the link. I know this is an old post but the article is still out there and the read is easy...

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