At the VAN DE VERG LAW OFFICE, startups are the lifeblood of our practice. For entrepreneurs seeking simple, streamlined new business setup packages, coupled with live consultation in-person or over the phone (your choice), we offer the following packages (at rates similar to those offered by impersonal website entity factories):

Simple Start Up Package ($499)*


Counsel on choice of entity form (LLC, S-Corp., C-Corp, etc.) & resulting tax treatment**

Form entity in its home state

Provide registered agent service (if desired) in Maryland

File for Employer Identification Number (EIN) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

File tax treatment election with IRS (if any)

Draft entity foundation documents (if LLC, operating agreement; if corporation, initial resolutions and shareholder agreement) tailored to your specifications.

Determine and record initial capitalization and initial interests or shares.

File initial personal property tax return with Maryland DAT (if Maryland entity) or equivalent in alternative home state.

Two Hours of consultation regarding maintaining the entity and its attendant limitation of liability protections over time, and/or other legal topics of relevance to the new business, at your direction.

* Price does not include any filing fees imposed by the State of Maryland or any other governmental agency.

** The VAN DE VERG LAW OFFICE, LLC is not a tax law expert or certified public accountant, and does not prepare income tax returns or offer or provide expert advice in the area of taxation. New business owners should consult with a CPA or similarly qualified tax professional to optimize tax liability of the entity and/or its owners.

Start Up Package Plus ($999)


Includes Simple Start Up Package

Draft initial contracts package, tailored to your specifications:

Mutual NDA

Key Employee Agreement

Consulting or Sales Agreement

Additional two hours of consultation

Start Up + IP Package ($999)*


Includes Simple Start Up Package

Prepare and file one trademark application with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office or one copyrighted work with the U.S. Copyright Office

Additional two hours of consultation

*Price does not include any governmental filing fees.