Corporate Attorneys Metairie LA

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W. Evan Plauche
(504) 836-6500
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1400
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Defective & Dangerous Products, Environmental, Litigation, Insurance, Corporate
Education
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law,Tulane University,University of New Orleans
State Licensing
Louisiana

John T. Culotta
(504) 836-6517
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1400
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Personal Injury, Litigation, Business, Workers Compensation, Intellectual Property
Education
Loyola University New Orleans
State Licensing
Louisiana, Texas

John F. Young
(504) 836-6500
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1400
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Maritime, Litigation, Corporate, Insurance
Education
Loyola University School of Law,Loyola University
State Licensing
Louisiana

C. Kelly Lightfoot
(504) 836-6500
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1400
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Litigation, Environmental, Workers Compensation, Business, Personal Injury
Education
University of Florida,University of Florida,Loyola University School of Law
State Licensing
Louisiana

Richard T. Simmons Jr.
(504) 836-6500
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1400
Metairie, LA
Specialties
White Collar Crime, Criminal Defense, Litigation, Ethics, Business
Education
George Washington University National Law Center,Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Cent
State Licensing
Louisiana

Amy Connaughton Cowley
(504) 838-6851
703 Metairie Lawn Dr.
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Employment, Litigation, Health Care, Business, Environmental
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law
State Licensing
Louisiana

Harold S. Bartholomew
(504) 837-1850
3115 Metairie Rd
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Litigation, Maritime, Car Accident, Slip and Fall Accident, Business
Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law,Loyola University
State Licensing
Louisiana

Lawrence E Chehardy
(504) 833-5600
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1100
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Business
Education
Loyola University School of Law,Loyola University
State Licensing
Louisiana

David R Sherman
(504) 833-5600
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1100
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Tax, Estate Planning, Business, Corporate, Health Care
Education
Boston University School of Law,University of New Orleans,Loyola University School of Law
State Licensing
Louisiana

George B Recile
(504) 833-5600
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1100
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Litigation, Personal Injury, Business
Education
Tulane University,Loyola University School of Law
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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Louisiana Antitrust Laws

Antitrust Code Section: 51.121, et seq.

Time Limit to Bring Claim: Not specified

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

Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Yes

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