The first step in opening your business is choosing the right business entity. At Silis & Associates, we make sure you understand the pros and cons of business entity type available to Virginia business owners so you can make an informed and appropriate decision for your company. Depending upon your specific needs, we can help you form different entities, including: Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLC), Partnerships, and Limited Liability Partnerships. We will walk you through the entire process of forming your entity, including registering your business with the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Silis & Associates can also help you to obtain a business license as per Virginia requirements. After formation, we will help you address fundamental business decisions such as corporate governance, voting rights, ownership transfer rights and procedures, and adding new owners. We have significant experience advising our clients on how to structure their businesses to best attain their goals.