Hello, Founder! So, you are ready to be your own boss! Live life on your own terms. Reap the rewards from your own hard work, initiative, and creativity. Many business founders find some aspects of running a business less exciting than others--such as all the legal work. Many smart business owners delegate such tasks to professionals. Let Summit Legal Solutions help with your business structure and business formation so you can focus on doing what you love--creating and running your business.
Business Formation Pricing NOTE: Prices do not include filing fees.
Business Structure Consultation. One-hour consultation to help you make a smart and informed decision on your business type. What works best for you and the products or services you offer? Sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company, Corporation, Non-Profit, or other?
From $99 (Apply toward formation fees)
Partnership. Helping you set up as a General Partnership, Limited Partnership, or Limited Liability Partnership. Taking the time to thoughtfully craft a partnership agreement will help you avoid misunderstandings, reduce potential conflicts, and plan well for the future of your business.
Limited Liability Company. A Limited Liability Company gives you flexibility, some protection from liability, and pass-through taxation.
Single Member LLC From $399. (Includes basic operating agreement).
Multi-Member LLC From $799. (Includes operating agreement).
LLC Operating Agreement. An LLC operating agreement acts as a contract among members and specifies how the LLC will operate functionally and financially An operating agreement typically includes information about: (1) the organization of the LLC; (2) Management and Voting; (3) Capital Contributions; (4) Distributions; (5) Membership; and, (6) Dissolution.
LLC Operating Agreement Changes. An LLC may need to change its operating agreement because of change in member participation, change in contribution, new members, and a wide variety of other reasons.
Corporation. A corporation gives you protection from liability, credibility, more options for raising capital, and duration. Those benefits come with extra administrative overhead such as separate tax returns, annual report, and shareholder and director meetings.
Incorporate From $649 || Shareholder Agreement From $499
Foreign Business Entity. A foreign business entity wishing to do business in Tennessee must register with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
Non-Profit Corporation. A non-profit corporation with 501(c)(3) status is more of an IRS designation than a particular business structure. So, at a high-level, you must first form a Corporation, develop compliant by-laws, apply for the 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, and then take a number of final steps. Scott can help you form your corporation, write compliant by-laws, and assist you in filing IRS form 1023-EZ for 501(c)(3) recognition.