Small Business

Forming a Fictitious Business with Your State

2018-08-16T00:13:43+00:00

Are you a sole proprietor who has a great idea for the name of your business?  Is it different than your name?  If so, it's essential that you understand what a fictitious business is and how to form one in your state*.  What Is a Fictitious Business? Despite its name, a fictitious business is a genuine entity. [...]

Forming a Fictitious Business with Your State2018-08-16T00:13:43+00:00

Should Real Estate Agents Form LLCs?

2018-03-16T15:48:28+00:00

No matter how much you are killing it in sales in the real estate world, nothing can halt a successful business as quickly as a lawsuit. And because real estate agents are entrepreneurs dependent on production, the risk is even higher than for other types of business owners. It’s important to make sure that [...]

Should Real Estate Agents Form LLCs?2018-03-16T15:48:28+00:00

Tax Season for LLCs–What You Need to Know

2018-03-02T22:08:05+00:00

Tax Season for Missouri LLCs and Kansas LLCs is upon us. It’s the most wonderful time of the year—tax season is officially here! While you might not agree with the first part of that statement, the second part is not up for debate—when April 15th hits, will your small business be ready to file? [...]

Tax Season for LLCs–What You Need to Know2018-03-02T22:08:05+00:00

New Year, New Business Structure?

2018-01-26T17:09:07+00:00

As 2018 gets underway, now is the perfect time to review your current business structure and determine if any changes need to be made in the new year. As your business grows, evolves and changes, it might make sense to change your current structure to something that provides greater risk coverage and more adequately [...]

New Year, New Business Structure?2018-01-26T17:09:07+00:00

I used an online service to set up my LLC—do I still need an attorney?

2018-01-12T16:47:03+00:00

It’s no secret that we at LexLaunch.com feel that using online legal incorporation services to form your LLC are no match for the expertise that comes with working with a personal attorney. But what if you used an online service before heeding our advice? No matter if you used an online incorporation service years [...]

I used an online service to set up my LLC—do I still need an attorney?2018-01-12T16:47:03+00:00

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Small Business

2017-12-27T23:30:16+00:00

As we head into 2018, it’s a great time to focus on your small business and set goals for the upcoming year. The professionals at LexLaunch.com have 5 New Year’s Resolutions that can keep your company in good legal standing and reduce risk during the new year. Incorporate your business. This is always our [...]

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Small Business2017-12-27T23:30:16+00:00

End of the Year Checklist for Small Businesses

2017-12-17T22:32:01+00:00

2017 is racing toward the finish line—is your small business prepared to head into the new year? The holidays can be an overwhelming time with end of the year paperwork and sales goals, and the small business professionals at LexLauch.Com want to make things as easy as possible for you. We’ve created a simple [...]

End of the Year Checklist for Small Businesses2017-12-17T22:32:01+00:00

When it’s time to sell, will you be prepared?

2017-12-11T14:46:08+00:00

No matter how much pride of ownership you have for your business, there might come a day when it’s time to hand the reigns over to a new owner. Whether or not this possibility is currently in your sights, it is important to have secure plans in place to make sure the transaction is [...]

When it’s time to sell, will you be prepared?2017-12-11T14:46:08+00:00

Don’t Die Before Reading THIS!

2017-11-17T16:39:12+00:00

If you own a business, it’s important to plan for what will happen to your business after you pass away. As a business owner, most of your assets--and your family’s financial security—is tied up in your business. Establishing a successful estate plan depends on the business being transitioned to someone in the family or [...]

Don’t Die Before Reading THIS!2017-11-17T16:39:12+00:00

Why Annual Meetings and Minutes Matter

2017-11-08T18:15:55+00:00

An optional yet important step for maintaining your LLC legal status--and the risk reduction it provides--is to hold an annual meeting with members/shareholders and the Board of Directors discuss the major components of the company. If you choose to take this step, recording meeting minutes can give you additional support if your LLC status [...]

Why Annual Meetings and Minutes Matter2017-11-08T18:15:55+00:00