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A Guide on How to Check Company Name Availability
Before establishing and developing your business, it is wise to check if your company name is available. Being forced to change your company name after you’ve already established a customer base can cause confusion, plus you could face a lawsuit if your name is too similar to a business in the same industry.
Luckily, checking the availability of a company name is a simple process.
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What Is Startup Valuation?
Startup valuation is simply the value of a startup business taking into account the market forces of the industry and sector in which that business belongs.
These factors include the balance (or imbalance) between demand and supply of money, the size of recent events, the willingness of investors to pay premiums to invest in the company and the level of need the company has for money.
What Is a Startup?
A startup company is a new business which is potentially fast growing and aims to fill a hole in the marketplace by developing and offering a new and unique product, process or service but is still overcoming problems.
Startup companies need to receive various types of funding in order to rapidly develop a business from their initial business model that they can grow and build up.
Difference Between Startup Valuation and Mature Business Valuation
Startup businesses will usually have
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Double Taxation: What Is It?
Double taxation is when income or profits are taxed twice. It is usually used in reference to when income taxes are paid twice. This may happen when profit is taxed on the corporate level and then again as income on the personal level. Although this situation can appear unfair, it arises because a corporation is considered a separate legal entity from its shareholders.
There are some who argue that double taxation is necessary to prevent wealthy individuals from avoiding taxes by paying their salaries via company dividends received from owning stock. Others argue that since the US corporate income rate is 39.1 percent, the highest in the developed world, double taxation stifles investment and provides incentives for corporations to finance investment by borrowing money. Many countries, including Estonia and Australia have integrated their tax code in order to avoid double taxation.
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Starting a business in California requires several steps. Depending on the type of business you are starting, you have several ways to create a business entity. You will need to choose the one that best fits your needs tax and liability needs, which means you should probably seek the advice of an attorney. You can choose from a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a limited liability company, or corporation. All of these offer various benefits and disadvantages, so do your research before you choose.
Steps to Start a Business
Before you File
Create a business plan. The business plan not only outlines the steps you need to take to get your business up and running, but it also helps you determine which location is best for your business. The business plan also helps lenders see how viable your plan is so that you may obtain financing.
Next, you’ll need to choose a business name. Chec
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What Is a Condition Subsequent?
A condition subsequent (CS) is an exit clause from an existing contract. The agreement between parties includes language that frees one of them from the deal. This happens when a conditional outcome occurs. A CS relieves a party of all obligations.
What's the Purpose of a Condition Subsequent?
Think of a condition subsequent as an escape clause. It ends a party's contractual obligation. In contracts, all involved parties have certain responsibilities. The CS gives one party the ability to walk away from the promise to perform a duty.
A CS is a kind of insurance for one or more parties. It makes sure that one of the groups in the contract can leave when certain conditions are met.
Think of a contract as a series of promises. Everyone who signs the agreement must keep their promises. Sometimes, a