Limited Liability Companies For Dummies
Part I: LLCs 101.
Chapter 1: What Is an LLC, Really?
Chapter 2: Determining Whether an LLC Is Right for You.
Chapter 3: Getting the Help You Need for Your LLC.
Part II: First Things First: Forming Your LLC.
Chapter 4: Making the Big Decisions: Choosing Members, Managers, and a Name.
Chapter 5: Choosing the Best State for Your LLC.
Chapter 6: Creating Your Articles of Organization.
Chapter 7: Converting Your Current Business into an LLC.
Chapter 8: Making Your LLC Official: Filing with the State.
Part III: Running Your Brand-New LLC.
Chapter 9: ABCs of Setting Up Your Operating Agreement.
Chapter 10: Who Owns What: Deciphering Membership Shares.
Chapter 11: Record Keeping and Maintaining the Charging Order.
Chapter 12: Knowing Your Exit Strategy: Dissolutions and Extensions.
Part IV: Making Cents of Taxes and Protecting Your Assets.
Chapter 13: LLCs and Taxes: Arranging the Best Scenario.
Chapter 14: Using Your LLC to Protect Your Assets.
Chapter 15: Real Estate and LLCs.
Chapter 16: Estate Planning: Avoiding Death Taxes.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Good Reasons to Form an LLC.
Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Keep Your Limited Liability Intact.
Chapter 19: Ten Things to Absolutely Avoid Doing with an LLC.
Appendix A: LLC Formation Information by State.
Appendix B: On the CD-ROM.