Do you have employees? Are you in a business relationship with someone other than your spouse? Is your business profitable? Do you own real estate with someone outside the home? Do you enter into contracts for the purchase or sale of goods or services on an annual basis?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you need a business entity. Which entity you choose, however, depends on the facts and circumstances of your situation.
Business entities—limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, and other business forms can play a significant role in your wealth building strategy. Business men and women look to a business form to obtain liability protection, reduce self-employment tax obligations, or for Federal Estate tax reduction or avoidance.
Take the first step by taking a moment to answer the following questions: