3 Reasons Sole Proprietors Should Avoid DBAs

New York State Business Law Section 130 prohibits anyone from doing business under a name other than his or her own unless an Assumed Name Certificate (more commonly referred to as a DBA) is filed.†For example, if John Smith would like to sell seeds under the name “Johnny’s Apple Seeds”, he would have to file… Continue reading 3 Reasons Sole Proprietors Should Avoid DBAs

What is a Limited Liability Company (LLC)?

There are many different ways in which a business can be formed. When forming your own business, though, there are four main types to consider, each with their own pros and cons. For this post, we will answer “What is a Limited Liability Company (LLC)?” A limited liability company is a hybrid between a corporation… Continue reading What is a Limited Liability Company (LLC)?

What is a Sole Proprietorship?

Businesses are omnipresent in American everyday life. When forming your own business, though, there are four main types to consider, each with their own pros and cons. A sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and LLC (limited liability company) all have their own unique aspects that may make them helpful or less helpful to you. For this… Continue reading What is a Sole Proprietorship?