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Choosing a Legal Structure for Your Business

A guide to print resources, databases, and online sources that will help you when choosing a legal structure for your business.

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Choosing a Legal Structure for your Business

Legal Structure - The Basics

The most common forms of businesses are:

  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLC)

The answer to the question “What structure makes the most sense?” depends on the individual circumstances of each business owner.

The type of business entity you choose will depend on:

  • Liability
  • Taxation
  • Recordkeeping

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