Doing Business In Boulder

by admin on February 19, 2015

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Boulder is a great city for starting a business. Each year, Boulder wins numerous awards and accmmodations (see the full list here). In 2014 alone, it was named in the Top Ten Best Places to Open a Small Business by Talent Tribune, and the #1 Mid-Sized City for Jobs by Forbes. If you want to […]

When it comes to marketing your company through social media, it pays to be creative. The weirder, wilder and more ridiculous your tactics, the better chance you have at getting noticed – and the more you’re noticed, the more business you’ll receive. For instance, here are five examples of highly creative social media stunts that […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of an LLC

by admin on January 12, 2013

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SOME OF THE ADVANTAGES OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: 1. Pass-through taxation – Profits taxed at the member level, not at the LLC level. 2. An LLC can elect to be taxed as a sole proprietor, partnership, S-Corporation or C Corporation, providing much flexibility. 3. There is no requirement of an annual general meeting for […]

Tax Tip for the Self-employed!

by admin on November 5, 2012

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Many self-employed people use vehicles in the operation of their business. As most people know, the expenses connected with this use is a deductible business expense. There are some strict guidelines which one must follow to substantiate this deduction if required. Most importantly, it is an absolute must that you follow specific recordkeeping requirements. You […]

Registered Agents

by admin on October 24, 2012

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Whenever a corporation or limited liability company is formed in any state, one of the requirements is to designate a registered  agent. Most people have no idea what a registered agent is. Simply put, a registered agent is a person designated to officially receive and send legal papers on behalf of a business entity, a […]

Franchise Tax

by admin on October 12, 2012

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Many entities at formation are unaware of the fact that many states have a minimum tax on the entity regardless of whether there is a profit or a loss. While each state has its own terminology, the common name is a franchise tax. A franchise tax is one that  imposes a tax on a domestic […]

Foreign Corporations or LLC’s

by admin on September 15, 2012

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A lot of people are not familiar with the term foreign corporations or foreign limited liability companies. Foreign, not in the sense of being outside of the United States but doing business as a corporation or limited liability company outside of the state your business entity was formed in. So if you formed your corporation […]

C Corporation or S Corporation

by admin on September 9, 2012

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So you decided this new or existing  business of yours is going to be a corporation. You’ve done all the research and feel a corporation is better for you than a limited liability company.  Next question you face is whether to be a C corporation or an S corporation. It’s extremely important that you weigh […]

Operating Agreements

by admin on August 30, 2012

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Essential to every limited liability company is the operating agreement. While the articles of formation or organization establish the LLC within the state of formation, the operating agreement spells out the specifics of the LLC such as the members, their contributions, percentage owned and items of this nature. The operating agreement also specifies rules and […]

Loans and the LLC

by admin on August 25, 2012

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Almost all businesses have a time when cash flow isn’t what you anticipated because your account receivables are a little slow or expenses are higher than planned for at that period of time. You could also start planning on expanding your business and need new equipment or need to develop an advertising campaign for a […]