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Why Choosing the Right Business Entity is Important

Choosing the right business entity for your business can be confusing and complicated, but it’s important to get it right from the start. If you don’t, you may have to change entities later.  This can mean re-doing everything from scratch if you don’t have all your documents in order. With these top tips, you can avoid that headache and nail down the right entity so that you can continue moving forward with your business planning.

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Choosing the right business entity is crucial

Choosing the right business entity is important. Different entities provide varying levels of asset protection and tax savings. You should consider how you want to protect your assets and how you want to be taxed. Both are important factors when it comes to choosing a business entity. For example, if you are planning on starting a closely held corporation, it could allow you to protect your personal assets from risk of loss if something goes wrong with your business. While choosing an entity type is important, also consider its overall complexity. If you have any questions about which entity type would work best for your startup, talk to a business planning attorney. They can help you determine which entity would be best suited for your needs.

A Legal Advisor Can Help

Selecting a business entity, especially in a startup situation, is not one size fits all. We recommend consulting with an attorney who focuses on working with small-businesses entities to assist you in creating your legal structure. This is important because no matter how thorough and detailed your written plan is, if you have not planned for the succession of your business, it could fall apart quickly after you or a partner retires or passes away. Working with an experienced small-business attorney can help you avoid common traps that are often encountered by small-business owners when choosing an entity — and ensure that it’s set up correctly from day one. Contact Paths Law Firm, we are experts in business planning and can provide the help you need to get started. Learn more here

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