You can choose to organize your business many different ways. The structure you select will affect many things, including your tax liability and your personal liability. It is a good idea to consult an attorney and an accountant prior to making this decision.
After you decide on a structure for your company, you will need to acquire tax identification numbers and the necessary permits and licenses. The following resources will help guide you through this process.
by Charles T. Robertson II and Mark Warda
From choosing your business to employment and financial matters, this book simplifies the start-up process. Written by a judge and an attorney, it uses an easy-to-understand approach to business regulations for anyone considering opening a business in Georgia.
Learn what you need to do to legally operate your business in Georgia. Find out about state licensing, registering corporate names, and obtaining a state tax identification number.
This site describes the basic structures available and discusses the pros and cons of each type.
A general overview of federal requirements is given as well as instructions on how to obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) online.