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Limited Liability Companies For Dummies

Limited Liability Companies For Dummies

  • Author: Jennifer Reuting
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111960219X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 368
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Become a savvy entrepreneur with your own LLC Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers a clear, concise guide that explains the pros and cons of LLCs, and shares insider tips on everything from choosing your members and your company name to creating and filing your Articles of Organization and managing day-to-day operations. You'll find the most current, real-world advice on customizing an LLC for your specific business needs, creating a great operating agreement, keeping accurate records, and new information on federal regulations and fees that are applicable to LLCs, as well as a link to online tools, forms, and documents Most of the previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all but disappeared with the IRS having loosened restrictions and individual states following suit. Because LLCs are now more flexible, they remain an attractive option for those launching a new business or reorganizing an existing business. This book shows how to form and tap into the power of an LLC: Keep up on the latest information on federal taxes, regulations, and fees Discover the advances in technology, including online tools that streamline the processes Get up-to-the minute documents and forms on new filing requirements Learn how to set-up a real estate LLC or an LLC among family members This hands-on guide addresses everything you need to know about LLCs, and will help you organize, launch, and run your business as a limited liability company just like the experts do! Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition (9781119602187) was previously published as Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition (9781118852989). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Incorporating Your Business For Dummies

Incorporating Your Business For Dummies

  • Author: The Company Corporation
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118053744
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 312
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If you’re a business owner, incorporation can help you protect your personal assets and cut down your tax bill. But all the paperwork and legalese can make incorporation seem like more trouble than it’s worth. Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers all the savvy tips you need to get incorporated — starting today! Whether your business is big or small, incorporating isn’t as simple as it could be. This handy reference makes incorporation make sense, and guides you through the process step by step. From handling the mountain of paperwork to getting back to business once you’re finished, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers a wealth of helpful advice on these and many more topics: Knowing whether or not incorporation can help you Choosing the type of entity that will work best for your business Dealing with shareholders and shareholder agreements Transferring money and assets in or out of the corporation Documenting corporate actions and maintaining compliance Finding the right attorney, accountant, tax advisor, and other professionals Written by the experts at The Company Corporation, who handle more than 100,000 incorporations every year, this helpful book offers the kind of advice you can only get from professionals — but in a user-friendly, lingo-free format. Whether you just want a little help with the paperwork, or don’t even know what a corporation is, you’ll find everything you need to know: What limited liability means Corporate statutes, bylaws, and articles Choosing directors and assigning duties The benefits of S corporation status Deciding where to incorporate Registering corporate names and domain names Balancing equity versus debt Understanding shareholder rights Getting your financial information in order Hiring a professional to help with corporate compliance If you want step-by-step help on setting up your corporation, dealing with the paperwork, and getting off on the right foot, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies is the only resource you need. Packed with the kind of tips and advice you’ll find nowhere else, it’s the uncomplicated way to get incorporated.

Making Millions For Dummies

Making Millions For Dummies

  • Author: Robert Doyen,Meg Schneider
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470464557
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 384
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The must-have guide to achieving great wealth Making Millions For Dummies lays out in simple, easy-to-understand steps the best ways to achieve wealth. Through a proven methodology of saving, building a successful business, smart investing, and carefully managing assets, this up-front, reliable guide shows readers how to achieve millionaire or multimillionaire status. It provides the lowdown on making wise financial decisions, with guidance on managing investments and inheritances, minimizing taxes, making money grow, and, most important, how to avoid common and costly financial mistakes. Millionaire wannabes will see how to maintain financial security throughout their life with this easy-to-follow road map to financial independence. For individuals who yearn to make millions but don't want to be restricted to owning or running a business, the book features other options, such as inventing and patenting the next big thing, consulting, selling high-value collectibles, and flipping or owning real estate.

Bookkeeping Kit For Dummies

Bookkeeping Kit For Dummies

  • Author: Lita Epstein
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118237706
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 432
  • View: 8129
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The easy way to get a handle on bookkeeping Accurate and complete bookkeeping is crucial to any businessowner, but it's also important to those who work with the business,such as investors, financial institutions, and employees.Bookkeeping For Dummies provides the easy and painless wayto master this critical skill. You'll get clear and concise information on keeping track oftransactions, figuring out balance sheets, keeping ledgers orjournals, creating financial statements, and operating accounts forbusinesses, along with practices and examples to hone your skills.Plus, the bonus CD includes samples of bookkeeping forms, workingpapers, letters, resources, and spreadsheets. Keeping track of transactions Figuring out the balance sheet Keeping a ledger and journal Creating financial statements Operating accounts for businesses Recognizing assets and liabilities Up-to-date tax information Changes in small business regulations Additional and complementary examples Demonstration problems True/false and multiple-choice questions and scenarios Whether you're a professional or a student looking to expandyour skills, Bookkeeping Kit For Dummies is a one-stopresource for anyone interested in this ever-growing occupation.

Filmmaking For Dummies

Filmmaking For Dummies

  • Author: Bryan Michael Stoller
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470446256
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 384
  • View: 4514
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Now updated--the step-by-step secrets to capturing great moments on film With all the recent advancements in filmmaking technology, more people than ever are trying their hand at filmmaking. Keeping up with the newest information in this booming field, this updated edition of Filmmaking For Dummies features up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest and greatest hardware, software, accessories, and trends--including high-definition technology and new outlets for films such as YouTube and MySpace. It demystifies the nuts-and-bolts of filmmaking, from developing a project and securing financing to hiring a cast and crew, editing, and getting distribution. This new edition also provides new movie examples and updated contacts and resources. Whether people want to become professional filmmakers or simply shoot quality home movies, this practical guide has all the advice and tips needed to succeed.

Commercial Real Estate Investing For Dummies

Commercial Real Estate Investing For Dummies

  • Author: Peter Conti,Peter Harris
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118051858
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 384
  • View: 5334
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Thinking about becoming a commercial real estate investor? Commercial Real Estate Investing For Dummies covers the entire process, offering practical advice on negotiation and closing win-win deals and maximizing profit. From office buildings to shopping centers to apartment buildings, it helps you pick the right properties at the right time for the right price. Yes, there is a fun and easy way to break into commercial real estate, and this is it. This comprehensive handbook has it all. You’ll learn how to find great properties, size up sellers, finance your investments, protect your assets, and increase your property’s value. You’ll discover the upsides and downsides of the various types of investments, learn the five biggest myths of commercial real estate investment, find out how to recession-proof your investment portfolio, and more. Discover how to: Get leads on commercial property investments Determine what a property is worth Find the right financing for you Handle inspections and fix problems Make big money in land development Manage your properties or hire a pro Exploit the tax advantages of commercial real estate Find out what offer a seller really-really wants Perform due diligence before you make a deal Raise capital by forming partnerships Investing in commercial property can make you rich in any economy. Get Commercial Real Estate For Dummies, and find out how.

Law For Small Business For Dummies

Law For Small Business For Dummies

  • Author: Claudia Gerrard
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118970462
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 384
  • View: 9464
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Your own in-house legal advisor—at a fraction of the cost Written in plain-English for business people without any legal training, Law For Small Business For Dummies covers everything you need to be aware of regarding the law when you're starting and running your own business. Cutting through the jargon that can make even the pros scratch their heads, this book quickly gets you up-to-speed on the key areas of business law, including contracts, websites, intellectual property, data protection and partnership agreements. Plus, you'll find out how small business law applies to advertising and marketing, confidentiality agreements, the sale and supply of goods (including e-commerce), negligence and product liability. There were 526,000 new businesses registered in the UK in 2013—and, at some point, all of them will be faced with legal risks that could make the difference between success and failure. One claim could wipe out a fledgling business' profits, and hit even big businesses harder than they could ever imagine. If you're the owner of a new business and need to get a handle on the ins and outs of small business law—and don't have the budget to employ an in-house legal advisor—this trusted, approachable guide is your answer. Covers the laws surrounding the most common risks small businesses face Addresses how to deal with legal issues before a potentially costly dispute arises Provides access to handy sample contract templates on Dummies.com Serves as your own in-house legal advisor—at a fraction of the cost If you're an existing business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur thinking about starting your own business, Law For Small Business For Dummies gives you answers to questions you didn't even know to ask!

QuickBooks 2015 All-in-One For Dummies

QuickBooks 2015 All-in-One For Dummies

  • Author: Stephen L. Nelson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111892018X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 600
  • View: 1867
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Everything you need to learn about QuickBooks and small businessfinances in one handy guide! QuickBooks All-in-One For Dummies is the solution smallbusiness owners and managers have been looking for. A compilationof eight content-rich minibooks in one, this guide provides theinformation and tools you need to get the most out of QuickBooks.Get expert advice from a CPA on common accounting tasks, financialmanagement, business planning, how to protect your financialinformation and more. Written in the easy-to-read ForDummies style, this book provides clear, concise, practicalinstruction into taking advantage of everything QuickBooks can dofor your business. This book is your roadmap to complete business financemanagement, guiding you through the basics of QuickBooks, and thentaking you even further. You'll start from the beginning and moveinto more advanced operations as you learn to: Set up, customize, and fine-tune QuickBooks for yourbusiness Invoice customers, pay vendors and employees, and trackinventory Manage accounts, financial statements, reports, budgets, set upproject and job costing, and keep track of payroll Analyze your data to create a business forecast or write abusiness plan that can help you find your niche Discover useful online resources for businesses More than just a user manual, this guide walks you throughtopics that are important to small business success. QuickBooksAll-in-One For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to keeping yourbusiness on track.

Tax 2010 / 2011 For Dummies

Tax 2010 / 2011 For Dummies

  • Author: Sarah Laing
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470664728
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 328
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Fully updated for the 2010/2011 tax year, this book takes the hassle out of tax Although you can't escape tax, you can make it easier to deal with. Whether you want to work out the taxes on your own business, make tax-efficient investments or simply understand where your money's going, this plain-English guide has it all. Get to grips with the UK tax system and discover how to make potentially significant savings on your tax bill. Tax facts – get the low-down on tax essentials Tax through your ages – find out how to make the most tax-savvy decisions at every stage of your life Pensions and benefits – understand the ins and outs of taxes paid on pensions and state benefits Working for someone else – keep an eye on your pay packet and make the most of incentive schemes Working for yourself – learn how to manage your company's taxes, whether you're just starting out or are a veteran business-owner Open the book and find: Advice on complying with self-assessment regulations Techniques for calculating how much income tax you owe Updates on the most tax-friendly investments for you and your children How to manage property tax, whether you're buying, selling or renting Ways to reduce inheritance tax The best way to pay VAT on your own business The tax benefits of becoming a limited company Day-to-day tax-saving techniques "Tax 2010/2011 For Dummies is expertly written in plain, everyday language that makes a complicated subject easy to understand. It's simple to follow, and full of invaluable tax tips and reminders. Highly recommended for someone looking for a straightforward introduction to the world of tax." —Mark McLaughlin, CTA (Fellow) ATT TEP, Chartered Tax Consultant, Author and Editor Learn to: Understand your tax status and fulfil your legal obligations Calculate your business taxes Fill out a self-assessment form Make tax-efficient investments

Investment Banking For Dummies

Investment Banking For Dummies

  • Author: Matt Krantz,Robert R. Johnson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118615883
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 384
  • View: 970
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Enrich your career with a review of investment banking basics One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investment banking. It clearly outlines strategies for risk management, key investment banking operations, the latest information on competition and government regulations, and relationships between leveraged buyout funds, hedge funds, and corporate and institutional clients. With this reference, you can ace investment banking courses and grasp the radical changes that have revamped the stock market since the financial crisis. Thoroughly addresses the dramatic financial changes that have occurred in recent years Outlines expectations to prepare you for the future Teaches the practical aspects of finance and investment banking, how to value a company, and how to construct a financial model No serious business student or banking professional should be without the basic knowledge of issuing bonds, stocks, and other financial products outlined in this excellent resource.