• Tanya S Osensky

How I Help: Startups and Sole Proprietorships

I recently had a call with a client who just started his own home-based tutoring business. He asked me if he should form a legal entity like an LLC.

There is not a one-size-fits-all answer for every business.

Without forming a legal entity, his business would be a sole proprietorship. The main LEGAL disadvantage of a sole proprietorship is that the owner gets no protection from business liability. But that may be perfectly fine for a low risk type of business like tutoring.

As a business attorney I have advised thousands of clients on risk and potential legal consequences, so they can make an informed business decision.

If you are thinking of starting a new business and are not sure whether you need to form an LLC, let's talk. I don't know about you, but I like doing things the simplest possible way.

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