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How to Start an S Corporation in California [2024]

There are numerous benefits to forming your California small business as an S corporation (S corp). Whether you’re actively taking the steps to operate as a California S corp or just making your plans, there are some things to consider before you do. Use this blog to understand what an S corp is, the requirements […]

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How to Start a Business in Texas: 10 Steps

It’s a great idea to start a small business in Texas. The state offers everything a business owner could want: a diverse economy, a skilled workforce, and flourishing world-class cities that would make for the perfect headquarters. Whether you’re in the planning stages or are nearing launch, you’ll have to overcome a few hurdles to […]

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How to Start an LLC in Texas: Benefits & Process

Establishing your limited liability company (LLC) in the big, bustling state of Texas offers numerous advantages. Texas features a pro-business climate and a large professional workforce, making it an attractive choice no matter your industry. But before you send your paperwork to the Secretary of State, there are some things you should know. While certain […]

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Non-Profit vs. Not-for-Profit: Key Considerations and How to Choose the Best Organization Type

You’re finally ready to dive into your passion and create an organization for your cause.  Do you dream of supporting an underrepresented group, improving social welfare, or starting a sports club? After you decide on a goal, you should determine whether a non-profit or a not-for-profit organization is best for your mission.  You may wonder: […]

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Non-Profit Organizations Explained

A non-profit’s mission is to further a public good that benefits society. Investors and private citizens make charitable donations to fund non-profits not for a return on investment but for the benefits they hope to see provided to others in need. Running a non-profit is a noble venture, but it can be difficult, especially if […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Member LLCs

Shifting your small business from its current legal entity to a multi-member limited liability company, commonly called an LLC, can be a transformative step in your career. Forming a multi-member LLC is a popular choice among entrepreneurs due to numerous benefits, including flexibility, favorable corporate tax considerations, and liability protections. But before you make the […]

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Top 7 Best States to Incorporate a Business

If you’re starting a business or trying to grow an existing one, you may be considering incorporating your business. Wondering about the best states for incorporation is one of the most important parts of the process for several reasons that we’ll cover in this article. We’ll also be discussing factors to consider when choosing a […]

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4 Steps to Start a DBA in Florida

Doing business as, commonly referred to as a DBA, is a great way to protect your small business interests. A DBA does this by helping your small business develop in a way that protects both your business name and legal name.  Starting a DBA in Florida is quick and easy and will only take a […]