MyCorporation: Seven Items Entrepreneurs Need to Check Off Their Incorporation To-Do List

Starting a small business is always an exciting, hectic time for any entrepreneur who wants to bring their business dreams to life. But if you’re new to the world of startups, you might find yourself wondering what you need to file before you’re legally allowed to do business. No matter if you’re forming a Corporation or LLC, here’s a quick checklist guide to the seven items your business needs filed in order to succeed. (more…)
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MyCorporation: Four Documents That Help Small Businesses During an Audit

Audits aren’t as problematic as you may think – according to the IRS, just a little over 1% of  corporate returns from 2014 were audited last year, and the majority of those were conducted through the mail rather than in the field. Still, it is always better to layer on the protection, and since taxes are probably on your mind anyway, now is a great time to take those extra steps to boost your chances of making it through an audit unscathed. Recorded Minutes and Meetings A lot of business owners assume that fastidious record-keeping is a corporate problem, and that sole proprietorship...
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MyCorporation: What Kind of Entrepreneur Should You Be?

There are some entrepreneurs who became small business owners because of a burning passion they simply can’t ignore. They knew from a young age that they were destined to open their own bakery, or food truck, or clothing store. Some entrepreneurs are born, and some entrepreneurs are made. There are plenty of entrepreneurs out there who opened their own business as a result of wanting to break out of the corporate bubble. The clock-in, clock-out, 9-5 lifestyle isn’t for everyone. For those budding entrepreneurs who know they want their own business, but they’re not sure where to go next, th...
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MyCorporation: Trademarks, Copyrights and Business Names

Protecting what’s yours is a big part of being a small business owner. In this video, MyCorporation details three protective services: the Trademark, Copyright, and Business Name. Watch this video to better understand what each service does, and why your business might need one. Have questions about Trademarks, Copyrights, and Business Names? Give us a call at 877-692-6772 or visit us at www.mycorporation.com/taxact.
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MyCorporation: Where Should You Start Your New Business?

Most new small business owners start their businesses in the state they reside in. While that works for many people, you should be aware of a couple of other options. There are certain states that provide great benefits to small business owners, even if the owners don’t live there. Delaware, for example, is known to be a very business-friendly state. The initial charge to incorporate in Delaware tends to be lower than most states, there is no corporate income tax for corporations, and they have an easily interpretable law. Watch this video by MyCorporation to learn about your options when d...
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