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Business Organizations Lawyers In North Pole Alaska

North Pole is a small city in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. It is part of the Fairbanks, Alaska metropolitan statistical area. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 1,778. The name "North Pole" is often applied to the entire area bounded by Fort Wainwright, Two Rivers, Alaska, and the Chena River Flood Control Project. Despite the name, the city is about 1,700 miles south of Earth's geographic North Pole. The city is a summertime attraction for tourists visiting nearby Fairbanks, and traveling to and from the Alaska Highway and Valdez. Its biggest attraction is a gift shop named Santa Claus House with the world's largest fiberglass statue of Santa Claus outside. Prior to Christmas each year, the USPS post office in North Pole receives hundreds of thousands of letters to Santa Claus, and thousands more from people wanting the town's postmark on their Christmas greeting cards to their families. It advertises the ZIP code 99705 as the ZIP code of Santa. Christmas-themed streets in North Pole include Santa Claus Lane, St. Nicholas Drive, Snowman Lane, and Kris Kringle Drive. Street lights in the city are decorated in a candy cane motif, and many local businesses have similar decorations. The city's firetrucks and ambulances are all red, while the police cars are all green. A past mayor, Jeff Jacobson, sent a letter (and a lump of coal) to U.S. Senator John McCain about a comment he made regarding why the city's "elves" needed money for a pork barrel project. The lump of coal inside a tin can was delivered to the offices of Senator McCain by local resident Jeff Turkel. The current mayor of North Pole is Doug Isaacson. The city council consists of six members serving staggered three-year terms, with municipal elections held each October. The mayor's term began October 2009 and ends October 2012.

What is business organizations?

Involves advising business owners on start-up considerations and legal structure options -- such as sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), and non-profit organizations -- and handle the formation of new business entities and filing of all necessary documents (i.e. articles of incorporation). Major factors affecting how a business is organized may include the size and scope of the business, the sector and the country, limited liability, tax advantages, and disclosure and compliance requirements.

Answers to business organizations issues in Alaska


A business may be conducted in a number of different forms....

As long as you and close associates and family members...

Most types of businesses-sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations that have qualified for subchapter S...

A nonprofit corporation is a group of people who join...

Here are some circumstances that might make it worth your while to incorporate and get tax-exempt status:

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