You will need to select the type of business structure that is the most appropriate for your business. It is strongly recommended that you consult with an accountant and an attorney to help select the form of ownership that is right for you, as this decision will have long-term implications for the future of your business.
Although many new businesses are started as sole proprietorships, the SBA Small Business Planner
tool helps you examine the advantages and disadvantages of each type of business structure
, with a particular focus on potential liability and the associated legal implications.
program volunteers may also be consulted on business structure issues simply by arranging a mutually convenient appointment through the San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce