Massachusetts Business Formations Attorney
The decision to start a new business is often the culmination of creativity, careful planning, and determination. If you are planning a business start-up, there are important steps you can take to protect your business's finances, as well as your personal assets.
Attorney Laura Anastasia Brown provides practical business formation counsel for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Position your business for long-term profitability, choose your most favorable tax treatment, and protect yourself from personal liability by choosing your most appropriate organizational structure.
To arrange a consultation about whether to incorporate, form a limited liability company (LLC), or set up another type of business entity, call (781) 871-3111. Laura Anastasia Brown offers clients both legal advice and tax assistance in one streamlined process.
Business Formation Advice From a Lawyer With an LL.M. in Taxation
Attorney Brown holds an advanced law degree (LL.M.) in Taxation from Boston University School of Law, in addition to her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. She also holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University's School of Business Management.
This legal and academic background allows her to offer new business owners a truly integrated approach to business formation and tax planning, whether they need to form a professional practice, a consulting firm, or a family-owned business.
She provides practical advice on how to evaluate tax issues, protect business and personal assets and determine the liability limits of the new business. Items to consider when choosing a business entity include:
- What type of business is it, and in what industry?
- How many partners, shareholders or members will be involved?
- Who are the owners? Investors?
- Will you have employees?
- How do you want to grow your business?
Once she has developed a clear understanding of your business, its essential structure, and your management style, she can explain the liability and tax impact each choice of entity could have on your business and help you choose the most advantageous entity, such as:
- Limited liability companies (LLC)
- Partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships (LLP)
- Sub-chapter S corporations, sub-chapter C corporations, professional corporations
- Joint ventures
In addition, Attorney Brown can work with an accountant or your own CPA to ensure that all of your formation documents, tax IDs and financial records are filed correctly. Getting your business off to a solid start can prevent future legal and tax problems.
Laura Anastasia Brown, Attorney at Law represents business owners throughout the operation of their businesses, providing ongoing counsel in business transactions and small business tax advice and succession planning to make transition to the next generation go smoothly.
To speak with a lawyer about strategic and effective business formation, call Laura Anastasia Brown, Attorney at Law in Rockland, Massachusetts, at (781) 871-3111 or contact the firm online.