SaveTweetIf you're going to start your business, you'll have to juggle many different tasks on your to-do list even before you open your doors for the first time. However, no matter how busy you are, one important checkpoint on your task list you shouldn't put off is what kind of legal structure your business will be.
Regardless of whether you're registering a simple shop as a sole proprietor, forming a corporation, or a partnership, you should have this step formalized as early as possible. Read the following legal guides and q&a to get started.
Sole proprietorships are formed by an individual deploying their own assets and liabilities in the pursuit of a business venture. There are generally no organizational documents, or other... more
A corporation is generally formed by one or more individual owners (shareholders or stockholders) filing articles of incorporation with the Florida Secretary of State. As part of the... more
A limited liability company is somewhere in between a corporation and a partnership. The operating rules for a corporation are generally found in the Florida Statutes, while the operating... more
Limited partnerships are formed by two or more individual owners associating to carry on a business for profit, and filing a certificate of limited partnership and affidavit of capital... more