Details

This course will teach you how to form, maintain and dissolve various business entities. You will have the chance to prepare various documents related to entity formation and maintenance. You will also learn many of the subtle differences between the various types of entities, which is ideal for paralegals working in the corporate law field.

Enrollment Options:

Instructor-Led
6 Weeks Access Course Code: T14165
Start Dates* Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17 | Dec 15
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$129.99

USD

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Syllabus

  1. Choice of entity
    1. Sole proprietorship
    2. Partnership
    3. Corporation
    4. Limited Liability Company
  2. Sole proprietorship is an entity that is owned by one person
    1. Requires no formal filing with the State
    2. Administrative requirements when starting a sole proprietorship
    3. Advantages and disadvantages to operating as a sole proprietorship
  3. A partnership requires two or individuals operating the partnership
    1. General partnership
    2. Limited partnership
    3. Important to have a partnership agreement
    4. Tax issues associated with partnerships
  4. A corporation comes into existence through the filing of Articles of Incorporation
    1. Prepare and file Articles of Incorporation
    2. Prepare Bylaws
    3. Prepare organizational minutes for the first meeting
  5. Limited Liability Company is a type of entity that is a cross between a corporation and a partnership

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructor

Self-Study

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Learn how to form a new business entity and see your career move to new heights!


It is the best time to form a business entity and start your own business. There are 30.7 million small businesses in the U.S. Small businesses create over 10 million new jobs annually. 44% of small business owners are Gen Xers ages 39 to 54 years old. 32% of owners say lack of capital or cash is the biggest challenge to running a business. There is a huge move towards independent work and self employment. According to a study from Intuit’s QuickBooks, 28.2% of American workers had some form of self-employment, and this trend is likely to go up through 2030.

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