Selecting a Legal Entity: A Brief Guide for the Media Entrepreneur

There are four basic forms of business organizations to choose from: sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies. Before selecting the form best for your business, you should keep in mind:  

  • Potential tax implications and savings depending on type selected  
  • The legal protection of your personal assets and how to reduce the amount of personal risk  
  • The benefits and drawbacks of each type of legal entity  
  • The impact of state law on legal entity selection and the related filing requirements

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