Once you have made the decision to join your business with another business, under Ohio law you are legally able to combine two or more entities into a single entity. Yet you still have a choice to make, and one of those choices is whether or not to undertake a merger or a consolidation. But what is the difference between a merger and a consolidation, and why choose one over the other?
When you and your business partner decide to establish a legal business entity, you may have high hopes and strong projections for the success of your partnership. Yet you may hear recommendations to establish an ironclad, legally binding partnership agreement when you file your business partnership in Ohio. But why would you need a partnership agreement?
When you form a new business, you have a number of options for how to legally structure that business. Some states handle business structuring differently, however. So as an aspiring business owner, what are your options for business structuring in Ohio?
Although regulations have been in place for awhile, healthcare providers in Ohio should brush up on compliance laws on a regular basis. This is especially important for those practitioners looking to open their own office, as the penalties for not observing the guidelines can be stiff.
Business owners in Ohio who want to expand their company into another state may need to go through a process called foreign qualification. The term may be confusing as it seems to refer to doing business in another country, but this is not the case.
Starting a new business in Ohio can be exciting but it also comes with a lot of stress. Being prepared for the lows and challenges will improve the chances that the company will still be standing in years to come.
If you have found your Ohio business stagnating, you may discover chances to branch out by forming a joint venture with another businesses. A joint venture allows two companies to work together on new projects, often combining their resources, subject matter areas and audiences to create mutually beneficial new opportunities. At Baker, Dublikar, Beck, Wiley & Mathews, we understand that navigating the state-specific requirements for joint venture formation may be extremely complex.
Starting a new company in Ohio is an exciting prospect. Being the boss, making the rules and potential income are all enticing, but it is not for everyone. There are a number of things to consider when looking into a start-up company.
New business owners in Ohio, who are deciding which entity to register as, may want to consider a sub-S corporation. It is a popular choice for smaller companies because of its liability protection and tax benefits.
Starting a new business in Ohio takes a lot of work, and there are a number of different things to consider. One is the type of business organization to choose. Options include sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or limited liability company (LLC).