C-Corporations: Small Business Start-Up Kit


An essential guide to starting a small business C-corporation in any state.

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An essential guide to starting a small business C-corporation in any state.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780935755787
  • Publisher: Nova Publishing Company IL
  • Publication date: 1/10/2000
  • Series: Small Business Library
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 8.24 (w) x 10.96 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Forms-on-CD 10
Preface 14
Introduction 15
How to Use This Book 15
How to Use the Forms-on-CD 16
System Requirements 16
Installation 17
Forms-on-CD Software Licensing Agreement 20
Chapter 1 Deciding to Start a Business As a C-Corporation 21
Sole Proprietorship 22
Partnership 24
Limited Liability Company 26
Corporations 28
C-Corporation 28
S-Corporation 31
Chapter 2 Business Start-up Checklist 32
Chapter 3 Developing a Business Plan 35
Business Plan Worksheet 36
Preparing Your Business Plan 43
Preparing Your Executive Summary 43
Sample Executive Summary 44
Compiling Your Business Plan 46
Chapter 4 Developing a Marketing Plan 48
Business Marketing Worksheet 49
Chapter 5 Developing a Financial Plan 53
Business Financial Worksheet 54
Preparing a Profit and Loss Statement 57
Estimated Profit and Loss Statement 59
Preparing a Balance Sheet 61
Current Balance Sheet 63
Chapter 6 Operating a Corporation 64
Shareholders 64
Directors 65
Officers 67
Chapter 7 Corporate Paperwork 69
Corporate Paperwork Checklist 73
Chapter 8 Pre-Incorporation Activities 75
Pre-Incorporation Worksheet 81
Pre-Incorporation Checklist 84
Document Filing Checklist 85
Application for Reservation of Corporate Name 86
Chapter 9 Articles of Incorporation 87
Articles of Incorporation Checklist 88
Sample Articles of Incorporation 98
Chapter 10 Corporate By-Laws 100
By-Laws Checklist 101
Sample Corporate By-Laws 116
Chapter 11 Corporate Directors Meetings 123
First Directors Meeting Checklist 124
Notice of First Board of Directors Meeting 126
Waiver of Notice of First Board of Directors Meeting 127
Minutes of First Board of Directors Meeting 128
Annual Directors Meeting Checklist 132
Notice of Annual Board of Directors Meeting 134
Waiver of Notice of Annual Board of Directors Meeting 135
Minutes of Annual Board of Directors Meeting 136
Chapter 12 Corporate Shareholders Meetings 139
First Shareholders Meetings Checklist 139
Notice of First Shareholders Meeting 141
Waiver of Notice of First Shareholders Meeting 142
Authorization to Vote Shares (PROXY) 143
Minutes of First Shareholders Meeting 144
Annual Shareholders Meeting Checklist 147
Notice of Annual Shareholders Meeting 149
Waiver of Notice of Annual Shareholders Meeting 150
Minutes of Annual Shareholders Meeting 151
Chapter 13 Corporate Resolutions 154
Corporate Resolutions Checklists 155
General Resolution of the Board of Directors 157
General Resolution of the Shareholders 158
Consent Resolutions 159
Consent Resolution of the Board of Directors 161
Chapter 14 Corporate Stock 162
Stock Checklist 164
Corporate Stock Certificate (Generic-Front) 165
Corporate Stock Certificate (Generic-Back) 166
Stock Transfer Book 167
Receipt for Stock Certificate 168
Chapter 15 Employee Documents 169
General Employment Contract 171
Independent Contractor Agreement 173
Contractor/Subcontractor Agreement 175
Chapter 16 Business Financial Record-Keeping 177
Understanding Financial Records 178
The Balance Sheet 179
The Profit and Loss Statement 182
Accounting Methods 184
Accounting Systems 184
Accounting Periods 185
Financial Record-Keeping Checklist 186
Chapter 17 Business Accounts 188
Income Accounts 190
Expense Accounts 192
Asset and Liability Accounts 194
Chart of Accounts 196
Tracking Business Assets 198
Current Assets 198
Inventory 201
Physical Inventory Report 202
Periodic Inventory Report 204
Cost of Goods Sold 206
Fixed Assets 208
Fixed Asset Account 211
Tracking Business Debts 213
Accounts Payable Record 215
Long Term Debts 216
Tracking Business Expenses 218
Weekly Expense Record 219
Monthly Expense Summary 221
Annual Expense Summary 223
Tracking Business Income 225
Tracking Cash 226
Weekly Cash Report 226
Monthly Cash Report Summary 228
Tracking Income 230
Weekly Income Record 230
Monthly Income Summary 232
Annual Income Summary 234
Tracking Credit Sales 236
Monthly Credit Sales Record 236
Credit Sales Aging Report 238
Invoices and Statements 240
Invoices 240
Statement and Past Due Statement 242
Credit Memo 245
Chapter 18 Business Payroll 247
Setting Up Your Payroll 248
Quarterly Payroll Time Sheet 249
Employee Payroll Record 251
Payroll Depository Record 253
Annual Payroll Summary 255
Payroll Checklist 257
Chapter 19 Taxation of C-Corporations 258
C-Corporation Tax Forms Checklist 259
C-Corporation Monthly Tax Schedule 260
C-Corporation Quarterly Tax Schedule 260
C-Corporation Annual Tax Schedule 260
Appendix State Corporation Information 261
Glossary of Legal, Business, and Accounting Terms 278
Index 284
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