Business Formation

There's more than one way to set up a business officially. Learn the differences between business types so you can pick the one that's right for you.

What is a Registered Agent?

If you have an LLC, you need a registered agent. When it comes to choosing how you'll satisfy that requirement, you've got some options.

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How Much Does It Cost to Trademark a Business Name?

The process for trademarking a business name is relatively simple and inexpensive, and well worth its weight in gold in terms of warding off unlawful…

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Women, Minorities and Small Business

Starting a business can be the biggest risk you'll ever take—but for women and minorities, starting a business can be even scarier.

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Startup Advice: Hispanic Business Owners Share Their Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Latino entrepreneurs share some helpful tips.

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7 Tips for Choosing a Business Name

Use these guidelines to help find a business name that is memorable, on-brand, and legal.

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How to Start an LLC in California

LLC formation in California is easy if you know what to do. ​This guide has the information you need to take you from start to finish.

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Incorporating in Delaware: Advantages and Disadvantages

Before deciding where to incorporate your business, take some time to understand the advantages and drawbacks involved in setting up your business in…

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Maintaining Tax Exempt Status in a Nonprofit

Keep your tax-exempt status up to date and in compliance, so you can get on with the business you really care about.

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Top 6 Legal Documents for Startups

The biggest risk of failure for your startup happens right at the start—not setting up a viable legal foundation. Here's how to get those legal ducks…

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Running an LLC From Home

Thinking about running your LLC from home? There are advantages and disadvantages to bringing the office home with you.

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