Limited Liability Companies for Dummies, 3rd Edition

  • 7h 12m
  • Jennifer Reuting
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2019

Become a savvy entrepreneur with your own LLC

Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers a clear, concise guide that explains the pros and cons of LLCs, and shares insider tips on everything from choosing your members and your company name to creating and filing your Articles of Organization and managing day-to-day operations. You'll find the most current, real-world advice on customizing an LLC for your specific business needs, creating a great operating agreement, keeping accurate records, and new information on federal regulations and fees that are applicable to LLCs, as well as a link to online tools, forms, and documents

Most of the previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all but disappeared with the IRS having loosened restrictions and individual states following suit. Because LLCs are now more flexible, they remain an attractive option for those launching a new business or reorganizing an existing business. This book shows how to form and tap into the power of an LLC:

  • Keep up on the latest information on federal taxes, regulations, and fees
  • Discover the advances in technology, including online tools that streamline the processes
  • Get up-to-the minute documents and forms on new filing requirements
  • Learn how to set-up a real estate LLC or an LLC among family members

This hands-on guide addresses everything you need to know about LLCs, and will help you organize, launch, and run your business as a limited liability company just like the experts do!

About the Author

Jennifer Reuting founded Incorp Services, a corporate structuring firm specializing in LLCs, in 2001. It currently ranks third in the industry, with thousands of clients nationwide and 52 offices throughout the U.S.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • What is an LLC, Really?
  • LLCs—More Handy than Duct Tape!
  • Determining Whether an LLC is Right for You
  • Playing — and Winning — the Name Game
  • Choosing the Best State for Your LLC
  • Creating and Filing Your Articles of Organization
  • Converting Your Current Business into an LLC
  • Tell Uncle Sam How It Is! Choosing How You Want to Be Taxed
  • Make It Official! Getting Started on Your Operating Agreement
  • Structuring Your Partnership
  • Using Your LLC to Attract Investors
  • Doing the Membership Shuffle
  • Maintaining Your Records (And Your Sanity)
  • Making Cents of Taxes
  • Expanding Your Empire—Going National!
  • Dissolutions—Every Beginning Has an End
  • Using LLCs to Cover Your Assets
  • Protecting Real Estate with LLCs
  • Ten Good Reasons to Form an LLC
  • Ten Ways to Keep Your Liability Protection Intact
  • Glossary