Law for the Layperson

Law for the Layperson : How to Form an LLC

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The Limited Liability Company, commonly referred to as a LLC, has become a popular organizational structure for small businesses that want to combine the limited liability advantage of incorporation with the pass-through taxation feature of the sole proprietorship or partnership. This almanac, written in a user-friendly fashion, discusses the nature of the LLC and sets forth the basic requirements for setting up an LLC, which includes naming your business, completing your LLC Articles of Organization, filing your paperwork and paying your fees. This almanac also discusses the creation of an LLC operating agreement which sets forth the financial and managerial rights and responsibilities of the members of the LLC, including capitalization, allocation of losses, distribution of profits, and dissolution of the LLC. Finally, this Almanac also discusses converting an existing business into an LLC, the formation of a professional limited liability company, and the ability of a foreign (out-of state or country) LLC to do business in a particular state. The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 157.48 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Thomson West
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • forms
  • 0195339010
  • 9780195339017

About Margaret C. Jasper

Margaret C. Jasper is an attorney engaged in the general practice of law in South Salem, New York, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Ms. Jasper holds a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars, and is certified to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of new York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.show more