Business Law & Start Ups

Launching a business venture is an exciting experience, but many individuals may not be aware of legal issues involved such as selecting the right business structure, obtaining the required licenses, negotiating agreements, and establishing and implementing accounting systems. Similarly, established business also need to plan for future growth and protect their assets.

DE Whiting, LLC is dedicated to helping all types of businesses achieve their objectives. As a small business owner, Dawn is well aware of the day to day challenges of running a company. By understanding your unique circumstances, she will provide practical solutions to the most complex problems.

Startup Services

At the inception, we work with clients to form legally sound business organizations, including:

  • Subchapter S-corporation
  • Limited liability company (LLC)
  • Partnerships
  • Sole Proprietor

We also prepare and file the necessary foundational documents with the Secretary of State and tax identification numbers. Our services also include negotiating and preparing partnership agreements, operating agreements, buy sell agreements, and leases as well as reviewing documents that may have been prepared by other parties.

DE Whiting, LLC assists clients with the operational side of businesses by establishing accounting systems, instructing clients on how to use accounting software and working with an established bookkeeper. We provide guidance on fundamental business concepts such as how to prepare balance sheets and profit and loss statements. In some cases, we also provide bookkeeping service on a limited basis. In addition, we help create business plans that are flexible and consider the future growth of the company which is essential  for obtaining financing or attracting investors.

Our goal is to help you get your venture off the ground, plan for future growth, and consider the estate and tax planning issues related to being a small business owner.

Ongoing Business Advisory Services

For established businesses, we provide advice and counsel on how to grow the business and take advantage of available resources, minimize tax liabilities or arrange for financing to purchase new equipment. We are keenly aware that business planning and tax planning go hand in hand and we can help you make the crucial decisions to expand and grow your business. Lastly, we also design business succession plans as part of a comprehensive estate planning strategy.

Regardless of the status of your enterprise or the nature of your business, DE Whiting, LLC will help you avoid the pitfalls of being a small business owner and achieve your objectives. Call our office today for a free consultation.

DE Whiting LLC serves clients in Concord, Merrimack County and surrounding areas throughout the State of New Hampshire.