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Protect yourself from personal liability, without the expense and delay of hiring a lawyer, by incorporating your business on your own. How to Form a Corporation in Massachusetts contains everything you need to legally incorporate in the state of Massachusetts. This book makes incorporating your business a simple process that doesn't drain your vital time and capital. Complete with step-by-step instructions and the forms you need, this book makes forming your own corporation inexpensive and hassle-free.This book explains in simple language:Advantages and disadvantages of incorporatingS corporationsC corporationsWhat type of corporation is best for youRunning your corporationStep-by-step procedures for incorporatingHow to get more informationTax registrationsIt includes:Massachusetts' corporation statutesAddress and phone numbers for state contactsIncorporation forms, minutes and resolutions you can useWebsite addresses for more information

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									How to Form a
Corporation in
Massachusetts
How to Form a Corporation in Massachusetts
Author: Mark Warda
Author: Joseph P. DiBlasi
Table of Contents

Using Self-Help Law Books
Introduction
Chapter 1: What Is a Corporation?

Chapter 2: Should You Incorporate?
Advantages
Disadvantages

Chapter 3: What Type of Corporation Is Best?
Massachusetts Corporation or Foreign Corporation
S Corporation or C Corporation
Inc. or P.C.
Not-for-Profit Corporations

Chapter 4: Start-up Procedures
Name Check
Articles of Organization
Shareholder Agreement
Organizational Paperwork
Tax Forms
Corporate Supplies
Organizational Meeting
Minute Book
Bank Accounts
Licenses

Chapter 5: Selling Corporate Stock
Securities Laws
Federal Exemptions from Securities Laws
Massachusetts Securities Laws
Intenet Stock Sales
Payment for Shares
Massachusetts' Securities Division

Chapter 6: Running a Corporation
Day to Day Activities
Corporate Records
Shareholder Meetings
Board of Directors Meetings
Annual Reports

Chapter 7: Amending a Corporation
Articles of Organization
Bylaws
Registered Agent or Registered Office

Chapter 8: Dissolving a Corporation
Automatic Dissolution
Formal Dissolution
Bankruptcy

Apendix A: Checklist
Appendix B: Selected Massachusetts Corporation Statutes
Appendix C: Forms
Index
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Protect yourself from personal liability, without the expense and delay of hiring a lawyer, by incorporating
your business on your own. How to Form a Corporation in Massachusetts contains everything you need
to legally incorporate in the state of Massachusetts. This book makes incorporating your business a
simple process that doesn't drain your vital time and capital. Complete with step-by-step instructions and
the forms you need, this book makes forming your own corporation inexpensive and hassle-free.This book
explains in simple language:Advantages and disadvantages of incorporatingS corporationsC
corporationsWhat type of corporation is best for youRunning your corporationStep-by-step procedures for
incorporatingHow to get more informationTax registrationsIt includes:Massachusetts' corporation
statutesAddress and phone numbers for state contactsIncorporation forms, minutes and resolutions you
can useWebsite addresses for more information
Author Bio
Mark Warda
Mark Warda received his B. A. from the University of Illinois in Chicago and his J.D. from the University of
Illinois in Champaign. He practiced law in Clearwater, Florida, then gave up a busy practice to publish
self-help law books. He has written or co-authored over sixty self-help law books, including How to
Register Your Own Copyright and How to Register Your Own Trademark.


Joseph P. DiBlasi
Joseph P. DiBlasi received his B.S.B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Boston University. He received his J.D.
from New England School of Law. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of
Massachusetts and maintains a private law practice in North Reading, Massachusetts. A member of the
Massachusetts and Essex County Bar Associations, he has been a guest speaker for various landlord
and civic associations and has written three self-help law books. He and his wife, Laura, reside in North
Andover, Massachusetts.
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Andover, Massachusetts.

								
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