Choosing Your Business Entity/What Your Business Needs to Know

January 31, 2017 · Pitt County Development Commission
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PCC-GS 301


Date(s) - 01/31/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This session will review the various available North Carolina legal entities from which small businesses may choose, the legal process for creating each one, and the ongoing legal compliance responsibilities where applicable. It will include an overview of the tax consequences, the relative flexibility and formality, and the protection of personal assets, features of each choice, and will address the importance of complying with the legal formalities inherent in some of these choices. This class will also overview the three legal avenues that are available at the Federal level for protecting your intellectual property: 1) copyrights; 2) patents; 3) trademarks. This class will assist you in recognizing which legal avenue will be best to help protect your business’s intellectual property. Presenters: Tracy Stroud and Jack Brock.