Corporate Attorneys South Bend IN

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Edward William Hardig
(574) 288-1510
131 S TAYLOR ST
SOUTH BEND, IN
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning, Probate
Education
Notre Dame Law School,Notre Dame University
State Licensing
Indiana

John Anthony Drake
(574) 968-0760
200 First Bank Building 205 W. Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Business, Intellectual Property, Litigation
State Licensing
Illinois

Bruce R. Bancroft
(574) 237-1128
100 N Michigan St Ste 600, 1st Source Bank Bldg
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Real Estate, Residential, Commercial
State Licensing
Michigan

Richard L. Mintz
(574) 237-1166
100 N Michigan St Ste 600, 1st Source Bank Bldg
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Real Estate, Commercial, Banking
State Licensing
Michigan

Thomas Jennings Hall
(574) 232-3538
212 East LaSalle Avenue, Suite 100
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Business, Health Care
Education
Indiana University,Indiana University School of Law
State Licensing
Indiana

Tracy David Knox
(574) 237-1286
100 N Michigan St Ste 600, 1st Source Bank Bldg
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Litigation, Commercial, Appeals
State Licensing
Michigan

Scott Michael Keller
(574) 288-1510
131 S TAYLOR ST
SOUTH BEND, IN
Specialties
Construction, Business, Real Estate, Bankruptcy
Education
Purdue University,Indiana University School of Law
State Licensing
Indiana

Douglas David Anderson
(574) 239-1968
202 South Michigan Street, Suite 1400
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate
Education
Univ of Notre Dame
State Licensing
California, Illinois

Gaylen William Allsop
(574) 288-1510
131 S TAYLOR ST
SOUTH BEND, IN
Specialties
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate
Education
Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington,Indiana University
State Licensing
Indiana

Eric William Von Deck
(574) 232-3538
212 East LaSalle Avenue, Suite 100
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Business, Real Estate, Litigation
Education
Notre Dame Law School,Stetson University
State Licensing
Indiana

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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Indiana Antitrust Laws

Antitrust Code Section: 24-1-1-1, et seq.; 24-1-2-1, et seq.; 24-1-3-1, et seq.

Time Limit to Bring Claim: 5 yrs.

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

Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Yes; treble damages, cost of suit

From www.findlaw.com