Corporate Attorneys Rexburg ID
Jerry R. Rigby
25 North Second East, P.O. Box 250
Stephen D. Hall
485 E Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Marc Eugene Wallace
2370 N Merrit Creek Loop Ste 1
Coeur D Alene, ID
Corporate, Tax, Estate Planning
Patrick Joseph Gardiner
6503 Farm To Market Rd
Bonners Ferry, ID
Business, Estate Planning, International Law
Southwestern Univ SOL,Univ of Southern Calif
2041 Bandy Rd
Priest River, ID
Business, Tax, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning
Dale P. Thomson
115 East Main Street, P.O. Box 609
Mark R Petersen
168 North Main, PO Box 4984
DUI, Adoption, Estate Planning, Business, Divorce
University of Idaho College of Law,Brigham Young University
Lauren Maiers Reynoldson
300 Main St Ste 150
Business, Land Use & Zoning
Christopher J. Moore
1219 Idaho St, Po Box 835
Tax, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Business
University of Idaho College of Law,University of Idaho
Paul Jamison Stark
660 E. Franklin Road, Suite 220
Business, Litigation, Contracts, Health Care, Wills
University of Arkansas
Leflar Law Center
Boise State University
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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