The choice of business form has significant tax, financial and liability implications that you should carefully consider with your attorney.  Your choice of business form can impact:

  • personal liability for claims against your business
  • your ownership rights
  • the ease or difficulty of transferring your ownership rights
  • your right to manage the day-to-day business activities
  • the tax treatment of your business
  • your ability to finance the business
  • your ability to terminate your business
  • and many other critical business decisions

Scott Legal Services, P.C. was featured by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and the NYSBA published our paper on selecting a business entity.  Click here to see the Article.

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We will start by advising you on which business form makes the most sense for your business and then guide you through the process of setting up the business form you select including:

Partnerships:

We can assist you with general and limited partnership agreements, certificates and amendments of limited partnerships, business certificates, assignments of interest of partnership property, agreements to dissolve partnership and more.

LLCs:

We can assist you with articles of organization and amendments, operating agreements, articles of dissolution and more. We can assist you if you are one owner or multiple owners.

Corporations:

We also can set up a Corporation including Certificates of Incorporation, by-laws and amendments, subscription agreements, shareholders’ agreements, corporate minutes, certificates of dissolution, and other corporate compliance documents.

We also provide counsel to business owners and founders of new enterprises at various ranges of development and we can offer you a full range of startup legal services, including investor agreements, business plans, consultant and independent contractor agreements, financing (preferred stock, convertible debt or common stock) and venture capital financing.

Some of our services include:

  • Financing from raising capital (Friends & Family, Seed Capital, Series A, Round 1 & Venture Capital)
  • Business Entity Selection and Formation
  • Consulting & Independent Contractor Agreements
  • LLC & Shareholder’s Agreements
  • Partnership Contract Development & Review
  • Business Plan Development
  • Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Drafting or review of corporate contracts
  • Strategy Consultation

Leave this work to us so that you can focus on your business.

See a Chart that Summarizes which business entity to select. Click here

When you Contract Scott Legal Services, P.C., we will send you a questionnaire for you to complete that we will use to set up your business. See an example questionnaire by clicking here.

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