Marietta Z. Courtney, CPA

Tax Services that you'll never outgrow.

New Business Start Up Tool Kit

The new business has unique needs. To succeed  the business team needs to partner up with a CPA that has experience working with new businesses to guide them through the many decisions they will have to make. New business owners need expertise and a fast response time.

Often, new businesses don’t know what they don’t know. It is best that they become familiar with some basics before they meet with a CPA. There are many free resources available, such as IRS Publication 583. Here is the link:

Publication 583, Starting a Business and Keeping Records

One of the first decisions a business will need to make, is to choose its Business Structure. For a one-person owned business, the default structure is Sole Proprietor. Many businesses start off this way. There are legal and tax implications involved so it is highly recommended that business owners meet with an experienced business attorney and their CPA to choose the Business Structure that is best for them. Here is a free guide published by the SBA, to the basics involved with different Business Structures:

Choose Your Business Structure

With over 20 years of experience working with entrepreneurs, in a small CPA firm setting as well as with international CPA firm Arthur Andersen, LLP,  Marietta Z. Courtney, CPA, MST, offers services that you’ll never outgrow.