Priyanka Prakash is a writer specializing in small-business finance, credit, law and insurance, helping business owners navigate complicated concepts and decisions. Since earning her law degree from the University of Washington, Priyanka has spent half a decade writing on small-business financial and legal concerns.
The latest from Priyanka
How to File LLC Articles of Organization
Articles of organization tell the government basic information about your business and are essential to forming an LLC.
The 11 Incorporation Documents You Need to Know Before Creating Your Corp or LLC
Gathering all the documents you need in advance can simplify setting up an LLC or corporation.
Forming an LLC in California: A Step-by-Step Guide
LLCs provide flexibility, but LLCs in California may pay more in taxes compared to other business types.
S-Corp vs. C-Corp: How They Differ (and How to Choose)
S-corps and C-corps have very different pros and cons when it comes to taxes, formation and who the owners are.
How to Incorporate a Business
Incorporating a business is not as complicated as it might seem. But you can expect some investment of time and resources.
How to Start an LLC in Texas in 7 Steps
Texas LLCs have more operational flexibility than corporations and are easier to maintain. Here's how to get started.
What Are Articles of Incorporation and How to File Them
To legally establish your business as a corporation, you'll need to file articles of incorporation with your state.
Forming an LLC in North Carolina: The Step-by-Step Guide
The Secretary of State dictates the guidelines to follow in order to successfully register and form an LLC.
Partnership vs. Corporation: Key Differences and How to Choose
The choice will have important implications for your legal exposure, management structure and, ultimately, your bottom line.
Pennsylvania Small Business Loans: The 6 Best Options
Find small business loans Pennsylvania has to offer, along with grant opportunities and other alternatives.
SBA 7(a) vs. 504 Loan: Which Is Right for Your Business?
SBA 7(a) and 504 loans can be used for real estate projects, while 7(a) loan funds can also be used for other purposes.
SBA Guarantee Fee: An Overview and Cost Breakdown
SBA guarantee fees help cover the SBA's costs when a borrower defaults on a loan. Fees vary based on loan amount and repayment term.
Business Loans for Felons: Best Options If You Have a Criminal Record
As you take steps to apply for one of the business loans for felons, learn how to position yourself for approval.