Is it better to be self-employed or incorporated?

David van Moorsel

Self-Employed or Incorporated

When starting a new business, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether to operate as a sole proprietorship or incorporate. There are pros and cons to each approach. In this article, we’ll compare being self-employed vs. incorporated to help you decide what makes sense for your venture. If you operate as a sole proprietor, you and the business are considered one entity. The business is not legally separate from you as … Read More

Alternatives to Incorporating

David van Moorsel

There are many benefits to incorporating a business. Incorporation can provide protection from liability, tax benefits, name protection and flexibility for its owners, among other things. That doesn’t mean that it’s right for every business or situation. There are times when incorporating won’t make sense due to the size of the business, the owner’s financial means and other factors. If you’ve gone over the 6 key questions to ask before incorporating a business, and have decided that … Read More