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Business Setup: Get it Right from the Start!

New business startup is an incredibly exciting time, but it can be a challenging one as well. Not only do you have to worry about things like marketing, branding and advertising, but you also have to worry about a ton of financial and legal issues related to business setup. What? You’re NOT worried about those technical business setup issues? Well, you should be! If not taken care of properly, financial business setup and company registration issues can become huge problems down the road.

It is a well known fact that at least 50% of all new businesses fail within the first few years after company formation. Your business doesn’t have to be one of those statistics! That’s why we’re here. To give you the help you need with business startup in San Francisco and surrounding areas such as Largo. We want to put our expertise to work for you and take away some of the stress that comes with business formation. We’ll take the time to sit and talk with you to fully understand the unique needs of your business, and find the unique solution that works for you.

A few of the services we offer:

  • File for and obtain a Federal Tax ID Number (or Employers Identification Number)
  • File tax form elections on your behalf
  • Corporation services and company registrar – prepare and file articles of incorporation
  • Bookkeeping System Setup
  • Payroll Service Setup
  • IT/POS/Accounting Software Consultation
  • Merchant Service (credit card processing) Setup
  • New Business Marketing Consultation & Support

Have you thought about the tax issues surrounding your company registration? All businesses have them, but each business is unique and so are their tax issues and benefits. We at Summerville & Associates are professional accountants that are well-versed in all financial areas of business formation. So whether you need tax help, an accounting system set up, payroll systems installed, or just advice on securing financing for you new business, we are here to help. We have provided new business startup help to many businesses in the San Francisco Bay area and we are eager to consult with you to help you with your new business setup.

Incorporation: We can help! Have you considered incorporating your business? What are the implications of corporation formation versus a sole proprietorship? What are the tax benefits? Which one better protects your personal assets, both legally and from a tax perspective? As a full corporation services company, Summerville & Associates can answer these questions for you!

Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, C-corporation, S-corporation, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) or a Limited Liability Company (LLC) each have their own tax requirements to consider when discussing corporate formation. We can consult with you to help you determine which business formation model suits your specific needs.

Contact Us Today! If you are ready to begin the process of new business startup, give us a call today and we’ll set up a consultation for you and get the company registration process started. Once you’ve chosen the appropriate tax designation for your business, you will need to file your articles of incorporation and request approval of your designation by the State and Federal taxing authorities. Let us act as your company registrar and help you with the details to ensure proper filing the first time. Should you handle your bookkeeping or should you outsource that service — why does it matter? The associates at Summerville & Associates are here to provide guidance and assistance for your new venture and to help ensure you start your business off on the right foot. We offer complete corporate formation services as well as bookkeeping, full service accounting, tax planning & preparation that will save you money and give your new business the absolute best chance of success.