Corporate Attorneys Des Moines IA

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Jolie Beth Juckette
(515) 875-4826
Nelissen & Juckette, P.C., 309 Court Avenue, Suite 236
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Business, Estate Planning, Contracts, Appeals
Education
Whittier Law School
State Licensing
Iowa

Jolie Beth Juckette
(515) 875-4826
Nelissen & Juckette, P.C., 309 Court Avenue, Suite 236
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Business, Estate Planning, Contracts, Appeals
Education
Whittier Law School
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

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

Erin Quillin Pals
(515) 697-4270
2700 Grand Avenue, Suite 111
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Workers Compensation, Litigation, Employment, Business
Education
Drake University Law School,Central College
State Licensing
Iowa

David Lee Wetsch
(515) 223-6000
974 Seventy-Third Street, Suite 20
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Debt Collection, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Business, Litigation
Education
Drake University Law School,University of Iowa
State Licensing
Iowa

Brett T Osborn
(515) 223-6000
974 Seventy-Third Street, Suite 20
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Real Estate, Litigation, Debt Collection, Business, Estate Planning
Education
Drake University Law School,Drake University
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

Lorraine Janet May
(515) 697-4262
2700 Grand Avenue, Suite 111
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Employment, Litigation, Corporate
Education
Drake University Law School,Drake University
State Licensing
Iowa

Rachel Lee Totel
(515) 245-4300
2222 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Corporate, Business, Tax, Estate Planning, Wills
Education
Drake University Law School,Luther 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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Iowa Antitrust Laws

Antitrust Code Section: Iowa Competition Law: 553.1, et seq.

Time Limit to Bring Claim: 4 yrs.

Is a Private Lawsuit Possible? Yes; state may also bring suit

Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Yes for individual plaintiff but not for state

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