Corporate Attorneys Washington DC

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David B Martin
(202) 662-5128
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Business, Litigation
State Licensing
DC

Ryan E Bull
(202) 639-7986
1299 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Business, International Law, Appeals
Education
University of Texas School of Law,Vanderbilt University,Vanderbilt University
State Licensing
DC

Edward A Geltman
(202) 626-6681
1201 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Business, Litigation
Education
Franklin and Marshall College,George Washington University
State Licensing
DC

Bruce M Berman
(202) 663-6173
1455 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Litigation, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Fraud, Criminal Defense
Education
Yale Law School,Williams College
State Licensing
DC

Gloria Trattles
(202) 624-2601
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Litigation, Commercial
State Licensing
DC

Manu Gayatrinath
(202) 637-2342
555 11TH ST NW STE 1000
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Banking, Business
Education
University of Pennsylvania Law School,Barnard College
State Licensing
DC

John DeQ. Briggs
1299 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Antitrust, Commercial
Education
Georgetown University,Harvard University
State Licensing
DC

William R Baker III
(202) 637-1007
555 11TH ST NW STE 1000
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Commercial, Investment Fraud, Litigation, Ethics, White Collar Crime
Education
Georgetown University Law Center,University of Notre Dame
State Licensing
DC

Joseph M Potenza
1001 G ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Appeals, Copyright Application, Licensing, Intellectual Property, Business
Education
Georgetown University,Rochester Institute of Technology
State Licensing
DC

Andrew H Marks
(202) 624-2849
1001 Pennsylvania Ave Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Appeals, Arbitration, Commercial
State Licensing
DC, Maryland

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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