Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rdEdition offers a clear, concise guide that explains the prosand cons of LLCs, and shares insider tips on everything fromchoosing your members and your company name to creating and filingyour Articles of Organization and managing day-to-day operations.You'll find the most current, real-world advice on customizing anLLC for your specific business needs, creating a great operatingagreement,, keeping accurate records, and new information onfederal regulations and fees that are applicable to LLCs, as wellas a link to online tools, forms, and documents
Most of the previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all butdisappeared with the IRS having loosened restrictions andindividual states following suit. Because LLCs are now moreflexible, they remain an attractive option for those launching anew business or reorganizing an existing business. This book showshow to form and tap into the power of an LLC:
This hands-on guide addresses everything you need to know aboutLLCs, and will help you organize, launch, and run your business asa limited liability company just like the experts do!
Jennifer Reuting founded Incorp Services, a corporatestructuring firm specializing in LLCs, in 2001. It currently ranksthird in the industry, with thousands of clients nationwide and 52offices throughout the U.S.
With demonstration problems, complementary examples, and multiple-choice questions you'll find in this user-friendly primer, you'll sharpen your bookkeeping skills for the real world as you increase your ability to perform well on any test. Chapter quizzes let check your progress as you go, and step-by-step answers show you where you went wrong (or right) each problem. You'll feel your confidence —and competence—growing as you learn how to:Perform a wide variety of financial transactions Use key concepts and skills with real-world bookkeeping problems Design a bookkeeping system Track day-to-day business operations Keep journals for active accounts Use blank working papers and spread sheets Handle cash entries and develop internal controls Calculate and pay employee withholding taxes Depreciate assets Prove out your books at year's end Prepare tax returns as set up for a new year
Complete with Top Ten lists for managing cash, monitoring accounts, and finding additional helpful resources, Bookkeeping Workbook For Dummies is the test-prep guide you need to help you ace the certification test and speed your way into a successful and rewarding career.
Small Business For Dummies has been a leading resource for starting and running a small business. Calling upon their six decades-plus of combined experience running small businesses, Eric Tyson and Jim Schell once again provide readers with their time-tested advice and the latest information on starting and growing a small business.
This new edition covers all aspects of small business from the initial business plan to the everyday realities of financing, marketing, employing technology and management—and what it takes to achieve and maintain success in an ever-changing entrepreneurial landscape.Write a strategic business planStart, establish, or rejuvenate a small businessHire and retain the best employeesGet a small business loan
If you’re a beginning entrepreneur looking to start and run your own small business, this book gives you all the tools of the trade you’ll need to make it a success.
Business Plans Kit For Dummies includes UK specificinformation on:UK business practiceCurrencyUK business and financial institutions and advisoryservicesUK taxation and VATPartnerships and Limited company informationUK legal practice, contractual considerations and insurancemattersUK specific formsUK specific case studiesNew content covering online business opportunities andresources, alternative ways in to business including franchising,network marketing and buy outs, research methods and choosingsuppliers and outsourcing will all be added to the UK edition.
Table of Contents:
Part I: Laying the Foundation for Your PlanChapter 1: Starting Your Planning EngineChapter 2: Generating a Great Business IdeaChapter 3: Defining Your Business Purpose
Part II: Developing Your Plan’s ComponentsChapter 4: Understanding Your Business EnvironmentChapter 5: Charting Your Strategic DirectionChapter 6: Describing Your Business and Its CapabilitiesChapter 7: Crafting Your Marketing PlanChapter 8: Deciphering and Presenting
Part III: Tailoring a Business Plan to Fit Your NeedsChapter 9: Planning for a One-Person BusinessChapter 10: Planning for a Small BusinessChapter 11: Planning for an Established BusinessChapter 12: Planning for a Not for profit NonprofitOrganizationChapter 13: Planning for an E-Business
Part IV: Making the Most of Your PlanChapter 14: Putting Your Plan TogetherChapter 15: Putting Your Plan to Work
Part V: The Part of TensChapter 16: Ten Signs That Your Plan Might Need anOverhaulChapter 17: Ten Ways to Evaluate a New Business IdeaChapter 18: Ten Ways to Fund Your Business PlanChapter 19: Ten Sources of Vital Information to underpinyour Business PlanChapter 20: Ten Ways to Use Your Business Plan
Note: CD files are available to download when buying theeBook version
Written by Erica Olsen, founder and President of a businessdevelopment firm that helps entrepreneurial-minded businesses planfor a successful future, this handy guide covers all the basics,including:How a strategic plan is different than a business planEstablishing a step-based planning processPlanning for and encouraging growthTaking a long-view of your organizationEvaluating past performanceDefining and refining your mission, values, and visionSizing up your current situationExamining your industry landscapeSetting your strategic prioritiesPlanning for unknown contingencies
If you’re in business, you have to plan for everything— especially if you intend your business to grow. Whetheryou’re planning for a small business, large conglomerate,nonprofit, or even a government agency, this book has the planningspecifics you need for your organization. Step-by-step,you’ll learn how to lay the foundations for a plan,understand how your plan will affect your business, form planningteams, discover what your strengths are, see where you are, and,finally, plan where you’re going. And there’s muchmore:Learn to analyze business trends that will determine yourbusiness’s futureSet measurable, realistic goals that you can plan for andachieveMake strategic planning a habitual part of theorganizationPrioritize multiple strategies that you can implementsimultaneouslySet a defining vision for the organization that guides all yourplanning and strategy
This friendly, simple guide puts the power of strategic planningin the palm of your hand. For small businesses that can’tafford to hire strategic planning consultants, it’s even moreimperative. Careful, constant planning is the only way to handle anuncertain business future. With this book, you’ll have allthe step-by-step guidance you need to ensure you’re ready foranything that comes.