Incorporating Your Business For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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"An invaluable tool to help you make the proper decision on how to incorporate." Larry Kesslin, Let's Talk Business Network, New York City Praise for Incorporating Your Business For Dummies "One of the most comprehensive resource tools of its kind, this step-by-step manual provides… state-of-the-art guidance on the 'best practices' to use in forming and maintaining a corporation." — Mark Schultz, Research Institute for Small & Emerging Business, Inc. "Incorporating Your Business For Dummies provides an invaluable resource with clear and
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Overview

"An invaluable tool to help you make the proper decision on how to incorporate." Larry Kesslin, Let's Talk Business Network, New York City Praise for Incorporating Your Business For Dummies "One of the most comprehensive resource tools of its kind, this step-by-step manual provides… state-of-the-art guidance on the 'best practices' to use in forming and maintaining a corporation." — Mark Schultz, Research Institute for Small & Emerging Business, Inc. "Incorporating Your Business For Dummies provides an invaluable resource with clear and informative directions for anyone who has caught the entrepreneurial bug." — Melissa Wahl, National Association for Female Executives

Get savvy tips on cutting through the paperwork jungle

Let the experts show you how fast and easy it is to incorporate your business For more than 100 years, The Company Corporation has been helping businesses like yours get incorporated. Now they've distilled all their expertise into a friendly, easy-to-understand guide that walks you through the entire process. If you want to protect your personal assets, save on taxes, and enjoy the other benefits of incorporation, this book can help you make it happen — starting today!

Discover how to: Evaluate the pros and cons of incorporation Find answers to your business structure questions Plan for bylaws, meetings, and elections Document organizational activities to protect your personal assets Find assistance with locating capital

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118053744
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 506,357
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

The Company Corporation is part of a group of affiliated companies that have been providing incorporation and business services since 1899.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Is a Corporation Really for Me?

Chapter 1: What's a Corporation?

Chapter 2: Choosing an Entity That Works for Your Business.

Chapter 3: Getting My Ducks in a Row -- A Pre-incorporation Checklist.

PART II: How Do I Incorporate?

Chapter 4: Who Can Help Me Incorporate?

Chapter 5: Where, Oh Where Should I Incorporate?

Chapter 6: Winning the Name Game.

Chapter 7: Getting Down to Business with the Articles of Incorporation.

Chapter 8: Getting to the Nitty-Gritty with Your Bylaws.

Chapter 9: Capitalizing Your Corporation.

Chapter 10: Doing Business in Other States.

PART III: I've Incorporated My Business, Now What?

Chapter 11: Conducting an Organizational Meeting.

Chapter 12: Getting Started: Numbers, Elections, Registration.

Chapter 13: Shareholders: Do's and Don'ts.

Chapter 14: Preparing Shareholder Agreements.

Chapter 15: Understanding the Role of Directors and Officers.

Chapter 16: Director and Shareholder Meetings.

Chapter 17: Getting Money (And Other Items of Value) In and Out of the Corporation.

PART IV: Compliance Issues -- The Paper Trail Continues.

Chapter 18: Documenting Corporate Actions.

Chapter 19: Corporate Record Keeping.

Chapter 20: Getting Your Financial Information in Order.

Chapter 21: Closing Up Shop.

Chapter 22: Who Can Help Me with Corporate Compliance Matters?

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Locate and Retain a Good Professional Team.

Chapter 24: Ten Things You Never Want to Do with Your Corporation.

Chapter 25: Ten Common-sense Principles to Incorporate and Live Each Day By.

Appendix A: Sample Forms.

Appendix B: Resources.

Appendix C: Glossary.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2003

    One of my favorites

    This is one of the better incorporation books. It discusses the role of bylaws, meeting minutes and other formalities. It is very readable and has sold information.

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