Business Entity Selection Vancouver, WA

Are you starting up a new business? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the choices for legal business entities? Are you unsure which business entity type will minimize your tax liability?

At Opsahl Dawson, we’re here to help. Our CPAs help make choosing a business entity as stress-free as possible. If you’ve worked with other accountants in the past, you might be surprised by our modern personal approach and strategy.

The first step is getting to know you and your business. We take the time to really dig deep into your ideas and future goals. Then, we help you evaluate the pros and cons of each entity type in relation to your unique business situation. We work with you to determine the most advantageous business entity type for your company.

Business Entity Options

Sierra Eckman posing for the camera in her office at Opsahl Dawson


  • S-Corporation
  • C-Corporation
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Partnership
  • Sole Proprietor

Starting a new business is an exciting endeavour. The decisions you make today will directly affect the future of your growing business. Choosing your legal entity type is just the beginning. Opsahl Dawson will help you every step of the way.

Why Opsahl Dawson?

Your success is our success.

At Opsahl Dawson, our CPA tax accountants have a simple goal in mind: to help you and your business succeed.

Our award-winning CPAs have been serving the Vancouver and Portland areas area since 1979.

“We have completely reinvented the CPA. We put the latest technology and streamlined processes to work for you.”

– Aaron Dawson, President

Need Help With Your New Business?
Have Questions About Business Entity Selection?

Contact Opsahl Dawson’s experts today to get the answers you need. Or give us a call:

Vancouver: (360) 737-8007 | Longview: (360) 425-2000

“Managing my business while raising a family can be stressful enough. Then there is tax season! Opsahl Dawson erases that stress with a streamlined process embodied by a particular attention to detail. Yet, it is trust and friendship gained that will lead us back to their office for years to come.”

Dominik Staros – Owner, Image Web Consulting

Our Vancouver & Longview Locations

With offices in Longview and Vancouver, Opsahl Dawson provides accounting and tax services throughout southwest Washington and northwest Oregon. We are proud to serve businesses and individuals in Longview, Camas, Portland, Ridgefield, La Center, Battle Ground, and beyond.

7701 NE Greenwood Dr Ste 200
Vancouver, WA 98662


Phone: (360) 737-8007

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:00PM


959 11th Ave Ste A
Longview, WA 98632


Phone: (360) 425-2000

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:00PM


5209 Corporate Center Ct SE,
Lacey, WA 98503


Phone: (360) 456-2100

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:30PM


700 Lincoln St #200,
Kelso, WA 98626


Phone: (360) 636-4200

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM



Can I change my business entity?

As your business grows, things change. Sometimes it makes sense to convert from one business entity type to another. If you’re thinking about a change in your business entity type, our expert staff can walk you through all the considerations to make the best decision for your company’s future.

Can tax planning and tax preparation services really help my business grow?

Absolutely. Business entity selection is just the beginning. Working with an accounting firm that is always looking out for your best interests can help you business grow. At Opsahl Dawson, we take a proactive approach to your financial growth and tax planning is a major component of that.

What if I’m audited?

Audits can strike fear in the heart of any business owner, especially a new business owner. Opsahl Dawson can help. Our expert CPAs can help prepare and represent you. We will do everything we can to make sure you’re prepared for any audit.

Contact Us

Opsahl Dawson: Vancouver’s Most Trusted Tax Accountants Since 1979!

Call (360) 737-8007 or contact us online to get started.