Business Structure

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by ragman, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. ragman

    ragman LawnSite Member
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    I'm trying to get opinions on incorporating a lawn care business. Are most of you incorporated or sole proprietors? I'm just starting out on a part time basis but want to protect my personal property. What about liability insurance? I should probably go to a lawyer but they want big bucks to to talk to you! Any help would be appreciated. Ken R.
     
  2. BBN

    BBN LawnSite Member
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    If you want to protect personal stuff you probably should go the LLC route.
     
  3. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
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    DBA and sole proprietary are quick ways to loose everything in the event of a catastrophe. LLC, s-corp, inc's are better to protect, although you need a good lawyer to set it up, cause the legal firewall is only as good as the foundation.

    I had mine set up for around $1K
     

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