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A Guide on How to Open a Food Truck in California
With lower overhead costs and greater mobility, a food truck can be an exciting opportunity for budding entrepreneurs. However, you must comply with the licensing procedures and food-service laws of each location in which you will be operating. These laws and regulations can vary between locations, so remember to research your local laws. This guide sets forth the necessary steps for starting a food truck in California.
1. Create a business plan
Given the unique challenges of a food truck, it is important to create a detailed business plan.
Starting a business is tough work.
There are a lot of resources and guides out there to help entrepreneurs, but who should you listen to?
UpCounsel's step-by-step guide for starting a business in New York is the only one that's been approved by a registered attorney and includes links to the state-specific legal templates you need.
Pre-Step 1: Choosing the right legal entity for your business
- C and S corporations offer strong liability protection, but have stricter rules (ex: board of directors with regular meetings and minutes)
- LLCs combine liability protection (for your personal assets) with ease of formation and operation, but have a lot less protection from creditors
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What is Equity?
Equity can mean a variety of things, but it generally means how much of something you own after you have paid off any money that you owe to others (debt). In accounting terms, equity is represented with the equation:
Equity = Assets - Liabilities
However, in the startup world, equity usually refers to two specific things:
Venture Capital Financing – giving a company a piece of your company in exchange for getting money from them today.
Equity compensation – to get better workers, a startup may offer st
One of the most difficult parts of starting a business, and one of the least intuitive, is the paperwork piece.
To help alleviate some of that mystery, we've put together a list of some of the most important business documents that will give you a quick reference point after you incorporate.
Docs for Getting Funded/Venture Capital
83(b) Election Form: In the startup world of unvested shares, lots of owners elect to be taxed on the fair market value of property they currently have that they may not get to keep. Why? Because the present value is likely lower than future value and can save the owner money in the long-run. Consult your tax advisor before doing anything.
Cap Table: Like the name impl
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What does a 409A Valuation Mean?
A 409A Valuation is a formal report that sets the current value of your company's common stock and the strike price to exercise an option to purchase that stock.
Typically a company hires a professional appraiser to prepare the report since stock options set at a strike price below the current value of the common stock can result in large tax penalties to the option recipients.
Section 409A of the U.S. tax law requires that the strike price (the set future price per share to exercise a stock option) not be lower than the current real value of a share of the company's stock on the day the stock option is issued (the "grant date").
What is 409A?
409A is a section of the U.S. tax law that contains rules about the stock options so