Incorporation and Legal Structures

Should your small business be a sole proprietorship, a corporation, an LLC, a limited partnership or something else entirely? The kind of legal structure you choose for your business will depend on a number of factors, with implications for various liabilities, tax obligations, and investment needs. Here you will find resources to help you determine the appropriate legal structure for your business, including how-to guides to help you narrow your choices. This section also includes information about setting up non-profit organizations.