What is a DBA and Do I Need One for My Business?

This post is a double whammy – we’re going to be talking all about DBAs. In particular there are two questions that come up from folks about DBAs

1)   What are they and do you need them, if  at all?

2)   And what do you do if you want to have one business entity with multiple lines of business?

In this video, we'll cover:

  • What is a DBA (Doing Business As) and do I need one for my business?  (0:54)
  • Why do I need a DBA? (1:45)
  • Things to Consider Before Filing Multiple DBAs for a Single Entity (02:16)
  • How to file for a DBA (04:02)

What's Right for Me - an LLC or Sole Proprietorship?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from small business owners is should I run my business as an LLC (Limited Liability Company) or a Sole Proprietor. There are so many decisions facing you as a small business owner and choosing your legal entity is one of the big ones.  In this episode of Office Talk, I'm going to compare the pros and cons of each and address six questions you should ask yourself to determine which business structure is best for your business.

In this video, we'll cover:

  • What is a Sole Proprietorship? (1:17)
  • What is a Limited Liability Company? (2:56)
  • Questions to Consider Before Choosing Your Business Structure? (5:57)