Business

Business Organizational Structures

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While you don’t necessarily have to use an organizational structure that currently exists, it helps to be aware of what other companies are using. Here are a few of the most common structures in modern businesses: 1. Functional Also commonly called a bureaucratic organizational structure, the functional structure divides the company based on specialty. This is […]

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S-Corporation

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S-corporations, like partnerships, are pass-through entities. That is, there is no federal income tax levied at the corporate level. Instead, an S-corporation’s profit is allocated to its shareholder(s) and taxed at the shareholder level. Form 1120S is the form used for an S-corporation’s annual tax return. (This makes sense, given that Form 1120 is used […]

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Finance Your Business

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There are many ways to finance your business, including loans backed by the government and funding programs. Loans Government loan programs offer financial support to business owners who may have trouble qualifying for a traditional bank loan. Banks and lending institutions that participate in these programs provide loans guaranteed by the government to start or […]