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.
|Edition description:||Eleventh Edition|
|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
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
About the Author 319