business structure

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by bkowalski, Nov 30, 2004.

  1. bkowalski

    bkowalski LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    I am trying to get legit. What type of structrure would be best if its just gonna be me. Sole proprietorship??? Thanks
  2. o-so-n-so

    o-so-n-so LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 1,218

    I think so.................Just need to separate Business from Personal. Open a business checking and run all business thru that account. Get all your proper requirements, tag, license, insurance, and start slow and build a solid foundation.....running a legit operation ain't no simple task.
  3. Expert Lawns

    Expert Lawns LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,660

    Call your county clerks office to see what you need
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    talk to an accountant of what is best. They can answer must of your questions. But yes, sole prop is the way to go I feel
  5. cleancutccl

    cleancutccl LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    add an LLC, small price to become one but it pays for itself 1000x if you're ever sued or in an accident while in company vehicles.
  6. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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