Minneapolis Business Litigation and Real Estate Attorney Brent Johnson discusses the various types of legal entities.
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Well, there’s numerous different types of entities. And the best one to use depends on what the purpose of the company is going to be. So, for example, if the company is a real estate holding company, maybe we’ll use a limited liability company format or perhaps a limited partnership, something that is amenable to moving real estate in and out. On the other hand, if this is a manufacturing company with numerous shareholders, we might look to more of a corporate structure.
But there’s a lot of variables that go into that decision. It’s an important decision that needs to be made at the beginning.