This comprehensive, easy-to-use toolkit offers step-by-step instructions to help you plan, organize, form, operate and maintain a corporation in any state. Millions of companies have incorporated, benefiting from this highly effective method for protecting owners' assets and avoiding liabilities. Every year, tens of thousands of corporations are formed. However, the risks are substantial for those who won't do it right and neglect to regularly address corporate maintenance as protection from liability. Don't make this mistake. Authoritative advice from MICHAEL SPADACCINI, an experienced business and securities lawyer specializing in corporate law, sets this book apart as a must-have resource. He offers practical tips and proven advice on the do's and don'ts (as well as the forms and tools) or corporate operations and maintenance. He also addresses the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating in Delaware or Nevada, based on corporate laws and tax structure. Packed with information, this guide: Outlines the pros, cons, and uses of different business structures, including corporations and S corporations, sole proprietorships, LLCs, and partnerships. Details the 13 steps to self-incorporation, breaking down a complex and intimidating process into a series of small, simple tasks. Provides contact information and summaries of the incorporation laws in 50 states and Washington, DC, including requirements and costs for filing. Includes 28 corporate documents that can be easily customized suing the enclosed CD-ROM. Details the 6 most important liability protection rules. Includes a glossary defining complex legal terms in easy-to-understand language. This invaluable handbook is an ideal resource for those seeking to create a small corporation as well as for owners of existing corporations who need effective methods of keeping up-to-date records.Spadaccini, Michael is the author of 'Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to Incorporating in Any State ', published 2004 under ISBN 9781932531183 and ISBN 1932531181.