When it comes to forming a legal business entity there are several options to choose from, and in most cases seeking the assistance of a legal professional to help you with the decision is advised.

Our objective is to provide insights into your options, along with general guidance on how to properly establish a legal entity for your studio, with the caveat that it is always best to retain a legal professional to guide you through the process.

What you'll learn...

  1. If a Sole Proprietorship is the right direction for you
  2. The different types of partnerships
  3. Differences between C-corps, S-corps, and LLC's. 
  4. What to consider when you file
  5. How to obtain a Federal Tax ID

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