CT Smart Chart: What Business Structure Is Best For Your Company?
ComplianceMay 03, 2022

CT smart chart: What business structure is best for your company?

Choosing a business structure – Get to know the characteristics and compliance requirements

The choice of business entity can significantly impact the steps necessary to comply with state regulations.

For each type of business structure there are unique formation, management, and compliance requirements to be met. This holds true for a limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership, limited liability partnership, C corporation, S corporation, sole proprietorship or general partnership.

For example, one may need to appoint a Registered Agent or file annual reports. Other key considerations include whether to take advantage of pass-through taxation and avoid personal liability for business debts.

Use our Smart Chart to compare the basic characteristics and compliance requirements for each business structure in order to make an informed decision.

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Business Structure Basics
Review this helpful chart for a comparison of the most common types of business structures.

The CT Corporation staff is comprised of experts, offering global, regional, and local expertise on registered agent, incorporation, and legal entity compliance.

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