Corporate Attorneys Portland OR

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Jeffrey M Edelson
1211 Sw 5th Ave Ste 3000
Portland, OR
Specialties
Business, Litigation, Real Estate
Education
Villanova University School of Law,Lafayette College
State Licensing
Oregon, Washington

Laura L Hammond
(503) 241-0570
1211 Sw 5th Ave Ste 1100
Portland, OR
Specialties
Estate Planning, Tax, Commercial
State Licensing
Oregon, Washington

Claude F Bosworth
(503) 229-1819
411 SW 2nd Ave Ste 200
Portland, OR
Specialties
Commercial, Insurance
State Licensing
Oregon

Randall L Duncan
(503) 242-0000
1001 Sw 5th Ave Fl 16
Portland, OR
Specialties
Business, Litigation
Education
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific,University of California - Los Angeles
State Licensing
Oregon, Washington

David Kopilak
(503) 796-2457
1211 Sw 5th Ave Ste 1800
Portland, OR
Specialties
Business, Mergers & Acquisitions
Education
University of Oregon School of Law,West Virginia University
State Licensing
Oregon, Washington

Sara N Gray
(503) 294-9262
900 SW 5TH AVE STE 2600
PORTLAND, OR
Specialties
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business
Education
Cornell Law School,College of William and Mary
State Licensing
Oregon

Justin D Leonard
(503) 228-2525
101 SW Main Street, Suite 1100
Portland, OR
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Insurance, Business, Litigation
Education
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law School,Stanford University
State Licensing
Oregon, Washington

Lisa Carey Alan
(503) 796-2837
PacWest Center, 1211 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900
Portland, OR
Specialties
Business, Tax, Estate Planning
Education
Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College,University of Washington
State Licensing
Oregon

Lloyd Bernstein
(503) 242-2922
Pioneer Tower, 888 Sw 5th Ave #300
Portland, OR
Specialties
Insurance, Commercial, Intellectual Property
Education
California Western SOL,SUNY Coll at Plattsburgh
State Licensing
California, Oregon

Heather L Guthrie
(503) 224-6440
851 Sw 6th Ave Ste 1500
Portland, OR
Specialties
Estate Planning, Business
Education
Lewis & Clark College Northwestern School of Law,Portland State University
State Licensing
Oregon, Washington

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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Oregon Antitrust Laws

Antitrust Code Section: 646.705, et seq.

Time Limit to Bring Claim: 4 yrs. or within 1 yr. after conclusion of any proceeding based on the same matter

Is a Private Lawsuit Possible? Yes; attorney general power to enforce

Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Yes; individual and state win reasonable attorney's fees, expert's fees, and investigative fees

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