Corporate Attorneys Bossier City LA

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John E Settle Jr
(318) 742-5513
1915 Citizens Bank Drive
Bossier City, LA
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Business, Criminal Defense, Employment, Family
Education
University of Georgia School of Law,Clemson University
State Licensing
Louisiana

James Ward Davis
(318) 221-1600
2124 Fairfield Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Business, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Litigation, Estate Planning
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Washington and Lee University
State Licensing
Louisiana

Robert B. Dunlap II
(318) 221-6277
333 Texas St. Suite 1700
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Oil & Gas, Business, Construction
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
State Licensing
Louisiana

Kristina Brown Gustavson
(318) 221-6277
333 Texas St. Suite 1700
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Business, Contracts, Litigation
Education
Tulane University Law School,Rhodes College
State Licensing
Louisiana

Kyle Christopher Mcinnis
(318) 221-6277
333 Texas St., Ste 1700
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Tax, Business, Probate
Education
Washington & Lee University
State Licensing
Texas

Franklin H. Spruiell Jr.
(318) 674-9770
400 Travis St Ste 1000
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Employment, Litigation, Health Care, Business
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Louisiana Tech University
State Licensing
Louisiana

F. Drake Lee Jr.
(318) 221-6277
333 Texas St. Suite 1700
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Business, Construction, Appeals
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Tulane University
State Licensing
Louisiana

Robert W. Johnson
(318) 221-6858
400 Texas St Ste 1400
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Banking, Business, Litigation, Appeals
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Baylor University
State Licensing
Louisiana

Sidney E. Cook Jr.
(318) 221-6277
333 Texas St. Suite 1700
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Personal Injury, Defective & Dangerous Products, Transportation, Nursing Home Abuse, Business
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
State Licensing
Louisiana

Curtis R. Shelton
(318) 227-3500
Regions Tower, Suite 1400, 333 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Appeals, Business, Banking, Construction, Litigation
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Northwestern State University of Louisiana
State Licensing
Louisiana

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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