Sophisticated Counsel for Forming a Business
Tax considerations and liability concerns are the primary drivers of which business entity form is chosen when organizing a new business. The business law attorneys of Cushing & Dolan, P.C., are highly qualified to address taxation issues and all other factors in entity selection.
We advise entrepreneurs and families in the Boston area, and throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire, on the advantages and disadvantages of different entities, in line not only with the goals of the business, but in the context of estate planning and business succession. Arrange a consultation today if you are starting or reorganizing a business.
The Cushing & Dolan business law group has a broad foundation in tax law, commercial real estate law and estate planning. This enables our clients to cover all the bases in the critical decisions at startup, beginning with entity selection:
- Limited liability company (LLC)
- Limited partnership (LP)
- Subchapter S corporation
- Subchapter C corporation
- Limited partnership
Our knowledgeable lawyers will walk you through the advantages and disadvantages of the various options. Other considerations include personal liability tolerance, distribution of profits, management structure, buy-sell agreements and other exit strategies, transferability of the ownership stake, planning for succession of a family-run business, and costs of startup and maintenance.
Beyond forming the entity, our team assists with negotiating the shareholder, operating or partnership agreements to minimize the prospects of internal disputes and external threats. Cushing & Dolan, P.C., provides ongoing counsel to business owners for transactions and agreements and representation in business litigation.
Massachusetts Business Entity Selection Lawyers
The proper foundation can mean the difference between success or failure of the business, and failure to plan for the future can result in unnecessary tax burdens on the owners or heirs. Call Cushing & Dolan at 617-523-1555 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our experienced attorneys.