About Brian Davis

LLC expert author and advisor. Has advised thousands of entrepreneurs over the last 15 years on which business structure is right for them. Brian is not an attorney or tax professional. If you need tax or legal advice, seek the assistance of a local attorney or CPA.
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LLC or Corp

Differences between an LLC and Corporation

Anybody can open a new business – it’s growing it that’s more challenging. The most successful businessmen would tell you that they didn’t start businesses overnight. They studied every aspect of building and growing a business into a success – how to start, run, and sustain it as well as how maximize profits for the […]

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Series LLC Video Tutorial

Series LLC

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Four Steps to Setup a LLC

Setting up a Limited Liability Company is quite easy. Once you have ironed out the business plan and decided on your members, their roles and responsibilities, then it’s only a matter of legalizing the whole thing. Getting your state’s approval actually only takes one-step but the planning stage is a bit more complex. In order […]

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LLC History

LLC History, Where they Came From

Limited Liability Companies are fast becoming the go-to business structure for fledgling businesses. This isn’t a surprise considering that a LLC combines the advantages of both a corporation and a partnership, without any of their disadvantages. LLC members get limited liability from the company’s dealings, which mean their personal assets are safe from any loan […]

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LLC or C Corp

The Differences Between a Limited Liability Company and a C-corporation It is quite difficult to confuse a Limited Liability Company (LLC) with a C-corporation. The two have many similarities and yet stark differences. If used effectively the LLC can potentially combine the benefit of a C-corporation with the benefit of a S-corporation. The result is […]

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History of the LLC

A Complete History of the LLC (Limited Liability Company) World History The Limited Liability Company(LLC) has a long and storied history dating back to the German political scene of 1892. The law was well before its time and continues to provide the basis for similar laws in countries around the world. From 1917 until 1952 […]

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Delaware LLC

Delaware LLC – 5 Easy Steps

We have already explored the many benefits of forming a Delaware LLC. Now it is time to bring everything together by learning how to actually set up an LLC and implementing what you learn. Remember that Delaware is a very business friendly state and the Delaware Division of Corporations (DDC) has tried to make the […]

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Charging Order

Charging Orders Impact on a LLC

One of the leading reasons for forming a LLC is the lawsuit protection it offers the owners, known as members. If the LLC is sued, the members’ financial exposure is limited to their amount of investment. An investment of $10,000 is the maximum that can be lost. This assumes there is no fraud perpetrated by […]

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Series LLC

Series LLC

Many regard the LLC as the new business entity, and compared to the traditional corporation, it is. As businesses get more complex, and with more divisions, the need arose to legally separate these various divisions, and to do it as economically as possible. Thus, the Series LLC was born. It was started in Delaware, and […]

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LLC vs. S Corporation

Which to choose “LLC or S”?  Let’s compare the LLC vs S Corporation to answer the question.  An S Corporation has been one of the most preferred and popular forms of business structures in the United States for several years. Recently however, many business owners are realizing the benefits of a relatively new structure the LLC.  In comparing these […]

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