0206 Entity Selection

Part of the Business Planning Section of the CEA Curriculum


    The legal form in which a business is organized can have significant effects upon taxes, owners, funding availability, and business health. Selecting the right form requires knowledge of the legal, tax and administrative differences between the various options available. This section covers LLCs, S-Corporations, C-Corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, and sole proprietorships.


    Learning Objectives:

    After completing this course, you will be able to:

    • Describe the major types of business entities
    • Develop a strategy for choosing the appropriate entity type
    • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of various entity types

    Course Curriculum

    Sole Proprietorship FREE 00:09:00
    Partnerships 00:16:00
    C-Corporations 00:13:00
    S-Corporations 00:11:00
    LLC 00:07:00
    Business Trusts 00:02:00
    Non-Profit Organizations 00:06:00
    Course Evaluation
    Course Evaluation Form – Entity Selection 00:00:00

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    • Program Level: Fundamentals/Beginner

      100 minutes | CPE = 2 units

      Field of Study: Management Advisory Services

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