Launching a new business venture can be
a daunting challenge. The experienced staff of Peter J.
Kelley & Associates can help you select the form of legal
entity best suited to your enterprise, quickly and expertly
draft and file the needed documents and set up the basic tax
and employer structures you need. This lets you focus your
attention where it is most needed – on piloting your new
Here are a few of the questions we can
help you answer:
Should I do business in my own name? Are there advantages
to conducting my business as a corporation, a partnership, a
Limited Liability Company (LLC), a Limited Partnership (LP),
a professional Limited Liability Partnership . . . ?
Is the business name I want to use already being used by a
How do I obtain authority to collect sales taxes so that I
can sell at retail?
What business taxes do I have to pay if my business is a
corporation . . . or a partnership . . . or a simple
proprietorship . . . or . . . ?
Do I need a license to conduct my business?
Where can I get financing for my business?
If I buy out an existing business, how do I protect myself
from the previous owner’s creditors?
How do I sell my business?
There are several people who own this business. How do we
provide for the death or disability of one of us? What if
one of us wants to leave the business? What if we have
disagreements and the business suffers? How can we protect
ourselves and our business?