Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition: How to Profit by Setting Up Your Own Corporation

Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition: How to Profit by Setting Up Your Own Corporation

by Judith McQuown

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Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition: How to Profit by Setting Up Your Own Corporation by Judith McQuown

Inc. Yourself is the longest-selling business book in the history of trade publishing. In continuous print since 1977, it has sold more than 700,000 copies to date. For 37 years it has helped entrepreneurs, small-business owners, and professionals save thousands of dollars a year by incorporating.

More than 10 million Americans have started their own business since 2002. This "entrepreneurial classic" (CNBC) is now completely revised and updated to help new and recent entrepreneurs--many of them Fortune 500 downsizing casualties.

Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, Inc. Yourself is a no-nonsense, step-by-step guide to success. It provides meticulously researched information on the latest tax laws and legislation that affect individuals and small businesses. From selecting the right type of corporation for your business or profession to choosing the benefits to offer and designing the right pension plan, Inc. Yourself provides all the information and guidance you need to take charge of your career and secure a profitable future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601633019
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Edition description: Eleventh Edition
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 374,435
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Former Wall Street analyst and New York City senior investment analyst Judith H. McQuown became exasperated by the glass ceiling women faced, and formed Judith H. McQuown & Co., Inc., which provides writing and editorial services to the financial and publishing industries. She is the author of eight other books, and conducts "Inc. Yourself" seminars nationwide. She resides in New York City.

Table of Contents

Preface to the 11th Edition 15

Introduction 19

1 So You Want to Be a Corporation 21

2 Getting Ready 41

3 And Now, the Paperwork 67

4 Your Office: Home or Away? 77

5 Your Business Plan: Preparing for Success 87

6 Limited Liability Companies (LLCs): An Entity Growing in Popularity 99

7 How to Profit From Your S Corporation 109

8 Especially for Women and Minorities: Taking Advantage of Minority-Supplier Contracts and Business Incubators 149

9 Your Employees 159

10 "Free" Insurance 165

11 Medical Benefits 173

12 Your Best Tax-Sheltered Pension and Profit-Sharing Plans 181

13 But I Already Have a Keogh Plan! 195

14 Investing Your Corporate Surplus 201

15 Putting It All Together 211

16 Retire With the Biggest Tax Break Possible 249

17 Long-Term Planning for Yourself and Your Heirs 255

18 If You Should Die First 259

19 Back to the Future-and the Present 261

Appendix A State Requirements for General Business and Professional Corporations 263

Appendix B Sample Minutes and Bylaws for a Small Corporation 293

Index 315

About the Author 319

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