25 Frequently Asked Questions on Starting a Business

Having been a start-up lawyer and entrepreneur, I have been asked many of the following questions over the years by entrepreneurs when starting their company. Sometimes there isn’t an easy answer, and as lawyers often like to say, “it depends on the circumstances.” But here are my short-hand answers to the frequently asked start-up questions:

1. Should I form my company as C corporation, an S corporation, an LLC, a partnership or a sole proprietorship?