Business Planning

Incorporating a Business in Florida

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The number one question we receive is why should we incorporate our business? The answer is simple…to protect your personal assets. Once your business is properly incorporated, your business can sue people or other corporations or be sued, it can own assets, make money, incur debt and carry on its own business as a separate entity.

There is a lot of planning that goes into creating a business. In addition to incorporating with the state (filing Articles of Incorporation), there are usually city and county licenses that must be obtained. Domain names are ideal. You have to register your business name. Patents, trademarks and copyrights should be considered.

What happens if you incorporate your business in Florida and later find out there is another company in California that is operating under the same name? Our team at the Horton Law Group has extensive experience with business planning and litigation. One of the things that separates us from other business planning attorneys, is that we’re not only transactional attorneys but we are also litigators. As such, when we are in the planning/drafting phase of creating your ideal business, we anticipate future problems, and we try to eliminate them from the start. We try to keep you out of the courtroom right from the start.

You will need to register for an EIN for tax purposes. Incorporating a business correcting can be overwhelming, especially if you want to do it correctly. Our team at the Horton Law Group, P.A. can help you with all of this, and more. We can also prepare your internal documents, such as your Operating Agreements, Employment Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Non-Solicitation and Non-Compete Agreements, Shareholder or Member or Partner Agreements, Annual Reports and/or all other corporate documents you may need.

If you are considering starting a business, please contact a qualified member of our team. We are committed to staying ahead of the curve as Florida corporate law is constantly changing. Our practice will continue to be at the forefront of evolving business and corporate law as new legal questions emerge. We can help you establish a strong foundation for your business by ensuring that you are properly incorporated, and we can draft and set up all of your internal corporate books and documentation and serve as your corporate counsel so we can provide you with important deadlines and updates in the law.

At the Horton Law Group, we treat our clients like family. We are actively involved in the community, and we are well respected in the courtroom. We maintain professional relationships with our corporate clients long after their cases are resolved because we continue to serve as their corporate counsel providing them with change in the law updates so they too can stay ahead of the curve. We are confident that you will be happy with your decision to hire the Horton Law Group to represent all of your business needs. Please contact the Horton Law Group, P.A. at 561-299-0018 or email to schedule a free 30-minute consultation with a qualified member from our team.

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