Business Formation: As an entrepreneur herself, Attorney Smith understands the needs of her business clients. The right legal structure for your business is an important decision to make before starting your business. In deciding whether to form as a limited liability company (LLC), sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation one must consider the tax consequences, liability exposure and ownership restrictions. Maryland Business Formation Attorney Elsa W. Smith can assist you in determining which business structure makes sense for your business goals and provide ongoing assistance as your business grows and develops.
Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
Articles of Incorporation
EIN (Employer Identification Number)
DBA’s (Fictitious Business Name)
View this short video on 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Business Structure
Business Contracts: Contracts are at the heart of doing business, but the terms can be complex. Business owners must protect their interests whether presenting or reviewing a contract. Having the assistance of an experienced contract attorney can minimize time and expense, manage risk, limit liability and avoid unintended legal consequences. Maryland Business Contract Attorney Elsa W. Smith can help by ensuring that your contracts are well-drafted and are not one-sided to obtain the best outcome for your business.
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