Legal and Tax Considerations for Selecting a Business Entity | Houston Center SBDC

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 1455 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77027
Add to Cart $39.00

Make plans to attend this session if you are just starting your business and wondering which business structure to use or are already in business but do not know the best tax structure. Our CPA and Business Law Attorney will walk you through the tax and legal implications of operating as a partnership, limited liability company, corporation, and sole proprietorship within the State of Texas. This class will also address how a change in structure will affect an existing business. 

Topics Covered Include -  

  • General and legal characteristics and distinctions for each business entity

  • How each business entity is formed

  • The effects of each entity on the amount of taxes you pay

  • Situations where a business owner could be held personally liable for corporate obligation


Sandra Finch, CPA, CFP, Owner of Finch CPA Firm  

Susan A. Turney, Attorney at Law, Turney & Espino, PLLC

It is imperative to add to your approved senders' list to be able to receive event confirmations for SBDC events.

Please Note:

The SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances.  Should a cancellation occur we will use the email you provided to contact you.     

Pre registration is highly recommended. If an event is canceled or postponed and you have not pre registered we will not be able to contact you. 

If you choose to register at the door you will need your mobile device so you can use it to complete your registration otherwise you will not be allowed to attend.  

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC at (713) 752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.