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Title:
Limited liability company : small business start-up kit
Author:
Sitarz, Dan, 1948-
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Publication Information:
Carbondale, IL : Nova Pub. Co., 2000.
Physical Description:
287 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc 4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
"Includes forms-on-CD."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780935755763
Format :
Book

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Summary

All of the forms and instructions needed to set up a small business limited liabilty company.


Author Notes

Daniel Sitarz is a business attorney.


Table of Contents

List of Forms-on-CDp. 9
Prefacep. 13
Introductionp. 15
How to Use This Bookp. 15
How to Use the Forms-on-CDp. 16
System Requirementsp. 16
Installationp. 17
Forms-on-CD Software Licensing Agreementp. 20
Chapter 1 Deciding to Start Business As a Limited Liability Companyp. 21
Sole Proprietorshipp. 22
Partnershipp. 24
Corporationsp. 26
C-Corporationp. 27
S-Corporationp. 29
Limited Liability Companyp. 30
Chapter 2 Business Start-up Checklistp. 32
Chapter 3 Developing a Business Planp. 34
Business Plan Worksheetp. 35
Preparing Your Business Planp. 42
Preparing Your Executive Summaryp. 42
Sample Executive Summaryp. 43
Compiling Your Business Planp. 45
Chapter 4 Developing a Marketing Planp. 47
Business Marketing Worksheetp. 48
Chapter 5 Developing a Financial Planp. 52
Business Financial Worksheetp. 53
Preparing a Profit and Loss Statementp. 56
Estimated Profit and Loss Statementp. 58
Preparing a Balance Sheetp. 60
Current Balance Sheetp. 62
Chapter 6 Operating a Limited Liability Companyp. 63
Organization of a Limited Liability Companyp. 64
Articles of Organizationp. 65
Operating Agreementp. 66
Managementp. 66
Management by Members Onlyp. 66
Management by Members and Nonmember Managersp. 67
Management by All Nonmember Managersp. 67
Limited Liability Company Existencep. 68
Division of Profits and Lossesp. 68
Voting Rights of Membersp. 69
Membership and Management Meetingsp. 69
Member and Manager Liability to Othersp. 69
Additional Default Rulesp. 70
Taxation of Limited Liability Companiesp. 70
Chapter 7 Limited Liability Company Paperworkp. 72
Limited Liability Company Paperwork Checklistp. 76
Chapter 8 Pre-Organization Activitiesp. 78
Pre-Organization Worksheetp. 84
Pre-Organization Checklistp. 88
Document Filing Checklistp. 89
Application for Reservation of Limited Liability Company Namep. 90
Chapter 9 Articles of Organizationp. 91
Articles of Organization Checklistp. 92
Sample Completed Articles of Organizationp. 102
Chapter 10 Operating Agreementp. 105
Operating Agreement Checklistp. 106
Chapter 11 Members Meetingsp. 141
First Members Meeting Checklistp. 142
Minutes of the First Members Meetingp. 144
Annual Members Meeting Checklistp. 147
Minutes of the Annual Members Meetingp. 149
Chapter 12 Amendments to Articles of Organization or Operating Agreementp. 151
Amendment to Articles of Organizationp. 152
Amendment to Operating Agreementp. 153
Chapter 13 Termination of Limited Liability Companyp. 154
Termination Worksheetp. 155
Termination of Limited Liability Company Agreementp. 157
Chapter 14 Employee Documentsp. 159
General Employment Contractp. 161
Independent Contractor Agreementp. 163
Contractor/Subcontractor Agreementp. 165
Chapter 15 Business Financial Record-Keepingp. 167
Understanding Financial Recordsp. 168
The Balance Sheetp. 169
The Profit and Loss Statementp. 172
Accounting Methodsp. 174
Accounting Systemsp. 174
Accounting Periodsp. 175
Financial Record-Keeping Checklistp. 176
Chapter 16 Business Accountsp. 177
Income Accountsp. 179
Expense Accountsp. 181
Asset and Liability Accountsp. 183
Chart of Accountsp. 185
Tracking Business Assetsp. 187
Current Assetsp. 187
Inventoryp. 190
Physical Inventory Reportp. 191
Periodic Inventory Reportp. 193
Cost of Goods Soldp. 195
Fixed Assetsp. 197
Fixed Asset Accountp. 200
Tracking Business Debtsp. 202
Accounts Payable Recordp. 203
Long-Term Debtsp. 205
Tracking Business Expensesp. 207
Weekly Expense Recordp. 208
Monthly Expense Summaryp. 210
Annual Expense Summaryp. 212
Tracking Business Incomep. 214
Tracking Cashp. 215
Weekly Cash Reportp. 215
Monthly Cash Report Summaryp. 217
Tracking Incomep. 219
Weekly Income Recordp. 219
Monthly Income Summaryp. 221
Annual Income Summaryp. 223
Tracking Credit Salesp. 225
Monthly Credit Sales Recordp. 225
Credit Sales Aging Reportp. 227
Invoices and Statementsp. 229
Statement and Past Due Statementp. 231
Credit Memop. 234
Chapter 17 Business Payrollp. 236
Setting Up Your Payrollp. 237
Quarterly Payroll Time Sheetp. 238
Employee Payroll Recordp. 240
Payroll Depository Recordp. 242
Annual Payroll Summaryp. 244
Payroll Checklistp. 246
Chapter 18 Taxation of Limited Liability Companiesp. 247
Taxation As a Partnershipp. 247
Taxation As a Corporationp. 248
Taxation As a Sole Proprietorshipp. 248
Limited Liability Company Tax Forms Checklistsp. 250
Limited Liability Company Tax Schedulesp. 253
Appendix State Limited Liability Company Informationp. 255
Glossary of Business, Legal, and Accounting Termsp. 279
Indexp. 285

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