DBA vs LLC for Your Business: Key Differences Explained

An LLC (Limited Liability Company) and a DBA (Doing Business As) are two different business designations. In this article we explain the key differences and whether you should use one or the other, or both. What is An LLC? An LLC, or Limited Liability Company, is a type of business entity that shields its owners’ … Read more

How to Get a DBA in Arizona: Register for a Trade Name

Arizona trade name/DBA registration allows a business to operate under a name that differs from its official legal name (the name that was used when the company was formed). For example, let’s say you have an LLC called Sally’s Burgers LLC that you use for your burger store, Sally’s Burgers, but you want to rebrand … Read more

How to Get a DBA in Alabama: Register for a Trade Name

Alabama trade name/DBA registration allows a business to operate under a name that differs from its official legal name (the name that was used when the company was formed). Here’s our five minute guide to working out if you need a trade name or DBA and, if so, completing it quickly and easily so you … Read more

Standard LLC vs Series LLC: Which is Better?

The standard LLC is a popular choice for business owners wanting the legal protection and tax advantages of a corporate structure. But setting up multiple LLCs to hold individual assets or operations can start to create a cumbersome structure that is time consuming to manage. Enter the Series LLC. What is a Series LLC? The … Read more

Do I Need an LLC for Rental Property Investment?

The short answer – in my opinion – is, yes, it is better to use an LLC to own rental property. The main reason for using an LLC to hold rental property investments is for liability protection. But there are also tax advantages to using an LLC, along with the logistical benefits of keeping income … Read more

The Best LLC Formation Services To Start A Business in 2022

We are blessed with cheap and high quality options for LLC formation services these days, but we’ve found there are three that stand head and shoulders above the others. If you want to form an LLC (Limited Liability Company) quickly, cheaply and easily without hassle, you can’t go past these three operators. Incfile (FREE!): With … Read more