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The following is a list of Louisiana business entities including:

  • Sole Proprietorship: This is a business owned and operated by a single individual, and there is no legal distinction between the individual and the business.
  • Partnership: A partnership is a business owned by two or more individuals who share profits and losses.
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC): An LLC is a hybrid business structure that combines the liability protection of a corporation with the tax benefits of a partnership. It is owned by members, and they are not personally liable for the company’s debts and obligations.
  • Corporation: A corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners. It is owned by shareholders and managed by a board of directors. Shareholders are not personally liable for the corporation’s debts and obligations.
  • Cooperative: A cooperative is a business owned and operated by its members, who share the profits and benefits.
  • Limited Partnership (LP): An LP is a partnership where there are general partners who manage the business and limited partners who invest but do not participate in the management of the business.
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): An LLP is a partnership where the partners have limited liability for the partnership’s debts and obligations.

Regarding the above list of business entities, here are the applicable legal citations:

Here are the applicable legal citations for the different types of business entities in Louisiana:

  • Sole Proprietorship: There are no specific statutes governing sole proprietorships in Louisiana.
  • Partnership: Louisiana Revised Statutes § 9:2021 et seq.
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC): Louisiana Revised Statutes § 12:1301 et seq.
  • Corporation: Louisiana Revised Statutes § 12:201 et seq.
  • Cooperative: Louisiana Revised Statutes § 12:501 et seq.
  • Limited Partnership (LP): Louisiana Revised Statutes § 12:151 et seq.
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): Louisiana Revised Statutes § 12:1501 et seq.

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