Corporate Attorneys Columbia MO

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David Brown
(573) 777-1188
1714 Brandeis Ct
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Government & Environment, Business Law
Secondary Specialties
Construction Defects, Debarment, Nuclear Power, Garnishees, Voting Rights, Joint Ventures, Freedom of Speech, Shareholders' Rights, Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Cable (Broadband), Regulatory Enforcement, Investigations, Mergers, Acquisitions, & Divestitures, Police Misconduct, Closely Held Businesses, Venture Capital, Breach of Contract, Freedom of Press, Voting Rights, Age Discrimination, Grand Jury Proceedings, Wetlands & Wild Lands, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
Education
Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri, 1989
State Licensing
Missouri

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Erick Samuel Creach
(573) 874-7777
1103 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Estate Planning, Real Estate, Commercial
State Licensing
Missouri

Thomas Michael Schneider
(573) 449-2451
11 N. 7th St.
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Business, Personal Injury, Litigation
State Licensing
Missouri

Thomas M. Harrison
(573) 874-7777
1103 E Broadway 101, P.O. Box 1017
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Commercial
State Licensing
Missouri

Bruce Farmer
(573) 443-3134
Ste. 406, 401 Locust
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Litigation, Commercial, Appeals
State Licensing
Missouri

David Gregory Brown
1714 Brandeis Ct., Ste. A
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Administrative Law, Business, Litigation, Securities Offerings
Education
University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law
State Licensing
Missouri

Jordan Marcus Humphreys
(573) 875-8154
3210 Bluff Creek Drive
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Commercial, Litigation, Debt Collection
State Licensing
Missouri

James Turner Jones
(573) 449-2451
11 N. 7th St.
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Elder Law, Business, Trusts
State Licensing
Missouri

Marjorie Marie Lewis
(573) 442-3181
601 E. Broadway, Ste. 203, P. O. Box 1304
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Employment, Business, Estate Planning
State Licensing
Missouri

Julia Sommer Grus
(573) 443-3134
401 Locust St., Ste. 406, Po Box 977
Columbia, MO
Specialties
General Practice, Commercial, Insurance
State Licensing
Missouri

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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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Missouri Antitrust Laws

Antitrust Code Section: Missouri Antitrust Act: 416.011, et seq.

Time Limit to Bring Claim: 4 yrs.

Is a Private Lawsuit Possible? Yes; attorney general also enforces

Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Yes

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