Raised in New Bern, North Carolina, I have been a resident of the Piedmont Triad... more
Raised in New Bern, North Carolina, I have been a resident of the Piedmont Triad since leaving New Bern in 1999 to attend college in Winston-Salem. I spent eight years living in Winston-Salem, and then four years in Greensboro before moving to Burlington in 2011. Since then I have been active in the Alamance County community by participating in activities such as Leadership Alamance, golf ... view profile
A corporation is a formal way to organize your business to gain rights and privileges, and to limit your personal liability. There may be tax and financial advantages to incorporation, but it can also increase your business licensing fees and decrease the amount of personal control you have in running your business. There are many legal consequences to incorporation, so it's a good idea to consult an attorney specializing in corporate law. A corporate attorney also represents shareholders unhappy with the actions of a corporation.