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Vineyard Haven is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 2,048 at the 2000 census. Known by the original Wampanoag inhabitants as Nobnocket, this area was first referred to by the colonial settlers as Homes Hole; "Homes" from a Wampanoag term for "old man," and "Hole" meaning a sheltered inlet. By the 1800s it was more commonly spelled Holmes Hole after the descendants of John Holmes (1730–1812) who had settled in the village during the second half of the eighteenth century. In 1871 the village officially changed its name to Vineyard Haven. Though the name Vineyard Haven technically refers only to one section of the town of Tisbury, the names are used interchangeably, with Vineyard Haven now being a commonly used title for the whole town. Vineyard Haven is the main port of entry to Martha's Vineyard, and one of the three main population centers. The Steamship Authority wharf is located in Vineyard Haven, at which ferries arrive and depart year-round. (A second, seasonal wharf is located in neighboring Oak Bluffs. ) Although the year-round population is only about 2,000 people, its population increases tremendously in the summer, as most houses on the Vineyard are owned by summer residents.

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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 Massachusetts


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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Federal court opinions concerning business organizations in Massachusetts