Category Archives: Business Entities

Incorporating an LLC

By Joe Wallin and Scott Usher of Bader Martin, P.S. It is not uncommon for founders to start their companies as LLCs and then want to or need to incorporate or convert to a corporation later. Incorporating an LLC does … Continue reading

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C Corps v. S Corps

Suppose you’ve decided that you want to form your new business as a corporation (not an LLC), and you are trying to figure out if it should be an S Corp or a C Corp. How do you decide? Flip … Continue reading

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Social Purpose Corporations: Reports

If you are a social purpose corporation, don’t forget about your annual social purpose report.  Under RCW 23B.25.150, social purpose corporations have to file a report annually, reporting on how they are doing. The Social Purpose Corporation Statute, RCW 23B.25.150 (the … Continue reading

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How To Form A Washington Social Purpose Corporation

By now you have probably heard or read about Washington social purpose corporations (see, for example, my article in GeekWire: http://www.geekwire.com/2012/big-positives-washingtons-social-purpose-corporations/). And now you might be wondering how to actually form a Washington social purpose corporation. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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Social Purpose Corporations Explained

Are you concerned about how your company impacts society and the planet? As of June 7, 2012, a new form of business corporation – the social purpose corporation – is available in Washington that allows corporations to adopt charters that … Continue reading

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