Corporate Attorneys Athens GA

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Thomas M. Strickland
1551 JENNINGS MILL PKWY # 2200B
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Business, Personal Injury, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning
Education
University of Georgia, Athens,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

Michael J. McCleary
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Commercial, Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning
Education
University of Georgia School of Law,University of Notre Dame
State Licensing
Georgia

G. Marcus Hodge
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Real Estate, Commercial, Banking
Education
University of Georgia School of Law,University of Georgia, Athens,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

Alan M. Alexander Jr.
(706) 549-4007
1091 Founders Boulevard, Suite C
Athens, GA
Specialties
Litigation, Criminal Defense, Business, State, Local And Municipal Law, Commercial, Divorce
Education
University of Georgia
State Licensing
Florida, Georgia

Elbert N. Whitmire III
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Corporate, Tax, Estate Planning, Probate
Education
University of Georgia School of Law,Presbyterian College,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

Jennifer Laura Chapman
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Tax, Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate, Corporate
Education
University of Georgia, Athens,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

Upshaw C. Bentley Jr.
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Real Estate, Commercial, Government, Banking
Education
University of Georgia, Athens,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

Roy Edward Manoll III
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Commercial, Employment
Education
University of Georgia, Athens,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

Walter W. Hays
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Commercial, Corporate, Estate Planning, Probate
Education
University of Georgia, Athens,University of Georgia, Athens
State Licensing
Georgia

V. Kevin Lang
2500 DANIELS BRIDGE RD
ATHENS, GA
Specialties
Corporate, Business, Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions
Education
University of Georgia School of Law,University of Georgia Terry College of Business
State Licensing
Georgia

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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Georgia Antitrust Laws

Antitrust Code Section: 13-8-31, et seq.

Time Limit to Bring Claim: Not specified

Is a Private Lawsuit Possible? Unfair competition, restraint of trade for distributors, dealers, and their representatives doing business in Georgia of farm equipment and/or machinery

Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Not specified

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