How To Answer The Not-So-Quick Entity Question

When it comes to entity selection, there really isn’t a general “rule of thumb”.  Most business owners consult their attorney to determine which entity is appropriate, but in many cases, they’re making a big mistake if they don’t seek counsel from their tax team before choosing their entity. But you know that. Let’s talk about something you may not know. And that’s how to answer the entity question when it’s posed by small business owners. Often laden with misconceptions and advice they’ve … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Entity

Which entity

Which type of entity is right for you? There are four types of entities and the one you choose can either work for you or against you. Let’s take a good look at some of the more important pros and cons associated with each entity type.   1) Sole Proprietorship This is the most common business structure. It’s easy to form and it offers owners complete control. The downside?  The owner is personally responsible and liable for all financial obligations of the business. If you get sued … [Read more...]