Like most small business owners, you probably can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the legal documents you need in the course of your day-to-day business.
Now there's an affordable solution -- Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business, which provides you with over 60 legal forms and documents and all the step-by-step instructions you need to use them.
This collection of essential legal and business documents helps you:
create contracts to buy, sell, rent or store goods hire employees and consultants protect your trade secrets create noncompete agreements prepare an LLC operating agreement borrow and lend money buy a business lease commercial space prepare corporate bylaws record minutes of meetings buy real estate and much more
The 4th edition is updated with the latest legal documents, contracts and other forms. Includes all the information and instructions you need to complete and use your forms effectively.
List of Forms
Amending Contracts Attachment to Contract Amendment to Contract
Forming Your Business Checklist for Starting a Small Business Partnership Agreement Pre-Incorporation Agreement Corporate Bylaws Stock Agreement LLC Operating Agreement for Single-Member LLC
Running Your Corporation Notice of Shareholders' Meeting Notice of Directors' Meeting Shareholder Proxy Minutes of Shareholders' Meeting Minutes of Directors' Meeting Minutes of Telephone Conference Directors' Meeting Consent of Shareholders Consent of Directors
Borrowing Money Promissory Note (Amortized Monthly Payments) Promissory Note (Balloon Payment) Promissory Note (Interest-Only Payments) Promissory Note (Lump Sum Payment) Security Agreement for Borrowing Money
Buying or Selling a Business Contract for Purchase of Assets From an Unincorported Business Contract for Purchase of Assets From a Corporation Corporate Resolution Authorizing Sale of Assets Contract for Purchase of Corporate Stock Bill of Sale for Business Assets Seller's Affidavit: No Creditors Security Agreement for Buying Business Assets
Leasing Space Gross Lease Net Lease for Entire Building Net Lease for Part of Building Sublease Landlord's Consent to Sublease Assignment of Lease Notice of Exercise of Lease Option Extension of Lease Amendment to Lease Attachment to Lease
Purchasing and Improving Real Estate Contract to Purchase Building Option to Purchase Building Contract to Purchase Vacant Land Option to Purchase Vacant Land Attachment to Real Estate Purchase Contract Amendment to Real Estate Purchase Contract Removal of Contingency Extension of Time to Remove Contingencies Exercise of Option to Purchase Real Estate
Buying, Selling, Manufacturing, Renting, and Storing Goods Sales Contract (Lump-Sum Payment) Sales Contract (Installment Payments) Bill of Sale for Goods Security Agreement for Buying Goods Contract for Manufacture of Goods Equipment Rental Contract Storage Contract Consignment Contract
Hiring Employees and Independent Contractors Employment Application Authorization to Release Information Offer of Employment Confidentiality Agreement Covenant Not to Compete Contract With Independent Contractor
IRS and Government Forms IRS Form SS-4: Application for Employer Identification Number IRS Form W-4: Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate IRS Form 2553: Election by a Small Business Corporation IRS Form 940-EZ USCIS Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification
The following forms are on the CD-ROM, but not included in the book: Disputes Resolution Clause Names Formats Signature Formats