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March 15, 2012

ULM SBDC to hold "Choosing the Right Legal Form of Organization for Your Business" workshop March 27

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Small Business Development Center will conduct a free workshop for business owners and others interested in starting their own business, or who are currently operating as a sole proprietorship, on Tuesday, March 27, from 6-8 p.m. in ULM's George T. Walker Hall, Room 2-49.

In this workshop on Louisiana entities, participants will learn about the various legal forms of organization (Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, LLPs, LLCs, Corporations, S Corps.); how the choice of legal form can protect personal assets from exposure to liability; some of the basic formation and tax considerations that are impacted by the legal form of organization; and some of the management issues and concerns faced by various legal forms.

The speaker will be Elizabeth Guerriero, J.D., associate professor of business law at ULM.

To pre-register for the workshop, contact the LSBDC-ULM at 318-342-1224.

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