Join Martha Garzon for an in-depth discussion in this video Disclaimer, part of Running a Web Design Business: Defining Your Business Structure.
I'll start the course with a disclaimer. I'm a successful small business owner, designer and professor, but I'm not a certified public accountant or lawyer. This course is designed to help you understand the most common business structures available in the United States. Having a basic understanding will help you choose the right business structure for your web design business.
This course should not be considered as a substitute for a consultation with a certified public account or a lawyer. However, it will prepare you to understand what to expect when seeking this sort of professional help. It's important to remember that each US state has different laws and regulations for establishing a business. So, before making any final decisions, you should consult an appropriate professional in your state.
- Understanding your business-structure options
- Choosing your business structure using five key questions
- Establishing business names and fictitious business names
- Obtaining local licenses and permits
- Applying for city/county tax receipts
- Opening a business bank account
- Understanding state and federal taxes
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Business Structures
2. Sample Businesses
3. Forming a Sole Proprietorship
4. Forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC)
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