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LLC vs C Corporation: The Ultimate Guide For Your Business

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September 12, 2022
Should you setup an LLC or C Corp? We walk through the trade-offs and make it clear which is best for your situation.
LLC vs C Corporation: The Ultimate Guide For Your Business

This article is published in full as a guest post on one of our partner’s blogs here:

Here is doola’s recommendation on the key factors you should consider regarding whether an LLC or C Corporation is the best choice for you:

  • If you are looking for liability protection and flexibility (limited admin upkeep, tax flexibility) an LLC is a great choice for new businesses. LLCs are considered easier to start and maintain.
  • If you are currently raising or will need to raise US venture capital, and take a company public a C Corporation is a great choice. US investors require a C Corporation to invest venture capital.
  • At the end of the day: it’s your business, your choice!

Now that you’ve decided on an LLC vs a C Corporation, check out our post here answering the question: What is the best state to form my LLC in?

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