Tax laws provide flexibility-choose wisely:
When starting a business, entrepreneurs must make a multitude of decisions and research countless topics, from the demographics of the target market to the color scheme of the company logo. One of the most fundamental decisions demands careful analysis: choosing the legal form the company will take. Small-business owners have a great deal of flexibility in choosing a structure, but the decision could affect the tax burden imposed by the federal government. Consider three basic structures: proprietorship, partnership and corporation….