Corporate Attorneys Ankeny IA

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Helen C. Adams
(515) 253-2443
5700 Merle Hay Road, P.O. Box 1014
Johnston, IA
Specialties
Employment, Commercial
Education
University of Iowa College of Law
University of Iowa
State Licensing
Iowa

Bruce Lundy Butler
(515) 274-3035
2420 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Tax, Estate Planning, Probate
Education
Drake University Law School
State Licensing
Iowa

Thomas W. Carpenter
(515) 245-4300
PO Box 10434
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Business, Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate, Tax
Education
University of Iowa College of Law,Grinnell College
State Licensing
Iowa

Rodney Paul Kubat
(515) 283-3197
700 Walnut St Ste 1600
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Banking, Business, Corporate, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions
Education
University of Kansas School of Law,University of Iowa
State Licensing
Iowa

Steven Elmer Zumbach
(515) 283-4625
666 Walnut St, Ste 2000
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Public Finance, Trusts, Estate Planning
Education
University of Iowa College of Law,Iowa State University,Iowa State University
State Licensing
Iowa

Helen C. Adams
(515) 253-2443
5700 Merle Hay Road, P.O. Box 1014
Johnston, IA
Specialties
Employment, Commercial
Education
University of Iowa College of Law,University of Iowa
State Licensing
Iowa

Craig Stephen Shannon
(515) 245-4300
2222 Grand Ave, PO Box 10434
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Business, Trusts, Tax, Corporate, Real Estate
Education
Drake University Law School,Dordt College
State Licensing
Iowa

Robert Craig Thomson
(515) 245-4300
2222 Grand Ave, PO Box 10434
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Business, Employment, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Trusts
Education
Drake University Law School,University of Iowa
State Licensing
Iowa

Michael John Dayton
(515) 283-3111
700 Walnut St Ste 1600
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Business, Financial Markets And Services, Real Estate
Education
University of Iowa College of Law,University of Iowa,University of Iowa
State Licensing
Iowa

William Allen Wickett
(515) 283-2147
505 Fifth Avenue, Suite 729
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Business, Litigation
Education
Drake University Law School,Saint Olaf College
State Licensing
Iowa

Costs And Benefits Of Incorporating Your Business

Long ago, when a person went into business, they risked losing their personal assets if the business failed. Then, along came the corporation, and things started looking up. There are advantages to most types of business structures, but incorporation tends to have the greatest advantages and protections for business owners.

By incorporating your business, you will be gaining protection from personal liability. If a business is incorporated, the corporation is responsible for all debts owed by the business. If the business is sued, the corporation is being sued - not the business owners. The business owners personal assets are protected by the corporation.

One of the most attractive benefits of incorporating is the tax savings. The tax savings you may realize are dependent upon the type of corporation you choose - C Corporation or S Corporation. Income shifting, where income is divided between the corporation and its shareholders in a manner that lowers taxes for both the shareholders and the corporation, is one of the potential tax advantages. Favorable tax treatment of fringe benefits is also possible, which allows incorporated businesses to deduct up to 100% of insurance premiums with the proper insurance plan.

There are also no limits or restrictions on the amount of capital losses that a corporation may carry back or forward to subsequent tax years. Further more, individuals may be able to realize tax savings by leasing their personally owned property, such as real estate or automobiles to the corporation. A business owner can also save money in self employment taxes. A business owner who does not incorporate his business (sole proprietorship) must pay self employment taxes on all profits, however, if the business is incorporated, the business owner will only owe self employment taxes on the amount that was actually paid to him, in the form of a salary. A tax professional will help you determine which type of corporation will give you the greatest benefits.

Ownership of a corporation is easily transferable is you decide to retire or get out of the business. Stock is simply transferred to other stock owners, heirs, or back to the corporation. A corporations life is not dependent upon the life of it's members. When a member dies or sells out, the corporation continues to exist and do business.

If your business is incorporated, operating capital can be raised more easily, by selling stock, and investors are e...

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