Winter Haven Business Formation Lawyer

Launching a business is an exciting endeavor that comes with seemingly endless tasks to tend to and countless decisions to make. One of the most important decisions is how to structure your business entity. The choice you make may significantly impact your income taxes, business continuity, your personal liability and your estate plan.

At the law office of J. Kelly Kennedy, Attorney/CPA, PLLC, in Winter Haven, Florida, we provide legal counsel to entrepreneurs of all sizes on business formation and a number of other business and commercial law matters. His extensive legal experience, combined with 40 years of tax return preparation, ensures his guidance will optimize tax savings.

Getting the proper start is essential in today's highly competitive business environment. We will take the time to thoroughly review your business model and help you determine which business entity is right for you. Some common business formation options include:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Limited liability company (LLC)
  • Corporation
  • Partnership

If you are starting a business with one or more partners, we address every possible issue that could lead to acrimony and litigation in order to prevent legal disputes before they occur. This will include clearly worded shareholder agreements, as well as buyout and buy-sell agreements.

You Will Work With An Experienced Attorney And A CPA

"Added value" is a popular buzzword in business today. Mr. Kennedy brings that in spades to his business law clients through his training and extensive experience as both a lawyer and a certified public accountant (CPA). He has practiced law since 1983 and has worked even longer as a CPA, earning his license in that field in 1977.

His numbers sense allows him to provide clients the long-term ramifications of their business entity decision as it applies to taxes, financing and more.

Every client is guaranteed to work directly with Mr. Kennedy from the initial consultation through the resolution of the case. We invite you to contact us to schedule a consultation.

We work with business clients throughout Polk County and beyond, including Winter Haven, Lakeland, Lake Wales, Haines City and the Four Corners area.