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Daniel R. Prince
Gig Harbor Startup Lawyers
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Starting a new business? Before you start your first big marketing campaign, you will need to check that your business name isn’t being used by someone else. Otherwise, you may face trademark infringements. Make sure to read our guide on how to check if a business name is taken.
Why Should I Check If My Business Name Is Taken?
When you first decide on a business name, you might be first thinking, is my business name taken? You would be right to want to first verify this information. Checking that your business name is not taken is not only importa
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What Does a Limited Partnership Mean?
A limited partnership (LP) is formed when at least two individuals decide to create a business together. Unlike other partnerships, there must be at least one limited partner and one general partner in the business relationship.
Importantly, the "general partner" has unlimited liability for the company's debt and obligations.
There can be any number of "limited partners" who don't share managerial roles, but their liability is limited to the total amount of liabi
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Seed Money: What Is It?
Seed money is used to fund the earliest stages of a new business, potentially up to the point of launching your product. Seed money may come from a variety of sources, including debt and equity offerings. Usually, an investor will exchange money in exchange for some equity or share in the company. The seed money is intended to support the early operations of the business until it begins to create a profit or is ready for additional investors.
Common uses of seed money include the following:
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Over one-third of startup founders have raised money from friends and family. In fact, startups receive more than $60 billion dollars per year from these investors. That's more than angel investors and venture capitalists combined.
Raising money from friends and family has several advantages. They're often more willing to invest in you personally while a larger investor might demand to see a firmly established company. You also might be able to avoid the complex compliance requirements that come with other securities sales.
However, there are many things you need to be cautious about before you take money from friends and family such as:
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What Is a Pass-Through Entity?
Pass-through entities are structured entities that offer business owners a more favorable tax rate while still protecting the owner or members from personal liability. For federal income tax purposes, types of pass-through entities include sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and S Corporations.
Because pass-through entities do not pay income taxes on a corporate level, they can provide an alternative to the double taxation that occurs in a Corporation