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While all options have their pros and cons, for the most part, startups with multiple shareholders should form a c corporation businesses that want fewer tax obligations and want to avoid heavier fees during early growth should consider forming a limited liability company (llc) related: what to consider. We outline the advantages and disadvantages of limited company incorporation.
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Crowdfunding pros and cons for your clients accountant when you brief them on the pros and cons of crowdfunding, you'll need to explain the different relationships between fundraisers and investors these will larger investors could be reluctant to get involved if there are too many shareholders in the company.
Everything is moving online, so should that include your company's annual shareholder meeting weigh the pros and cons of a virtual shareholder meeting. The basic theoretical reason for a company to return money to shareholders is that the company doesn't need the money for its own purposes (eg investment or working capital) so instead of the company just keeping it in the bank, it hands it back so that shareholders can do what they think fit, eg.