This article on how to choose the type of business is detailed and comprehensive. If you are a straight shooter who just wants the facts laid out without any fluff, here it is. You may not want to read this while in bed. I recommend early in the morning after your third cup of coffee. Enjoy!
I included this article from entrepeneur.com because it incorporates feedback and advice from small business owners on choosing the type of business. The article talks about hearing horror stories and wishing that they have solicited expert advice prior to choosing a business structure. Don't be a star in the next horror story. Thread carefully.
Do I need an EIN for my business? The topics involving EIN and IRS are very serious matters. No jokes or jabs now from me. Here is the article.
Where do you check if you could use the business name you want and protect the name? This is another article from the small business administration. This time they added a picture of a hand soap dispenser, and is that a hand cream? Nice touches.