Corporate Attorneys West Monroe LA

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Travis Oliver IV
(318) 322-1202
401 Walnut Street
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Business, Oil & Gas, Personal Injury, Litigation
Education
Southern Methodist University
State Licensing
Texas

William R. Boles Jr.
(318) 388-4050
1818 Avenue of America
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Corporate, Financial Markets And Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Telecommunications, Public Finance
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Louisiana State University
State Licensing
Louisiana

Wendy Lynn Brown
(318) 323-3752
1890 Hudson Circle, Ste 1
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Business, Estate Planning, Tax
Education
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law,Southern Methodist University,Tulane University
State Licensing
Texas

William Brooks Watson
(318) 322-9700
1103 Royal Avenue, P.O. Box 14415
Monroe, LA
 
G. Robert Collier Jr.
(318) 388-4050
1818 Avenue of America, P.O. Drawer 2065
Monroe, LA
 
Stephen Adam North
(318) 388-4400
1800 Hudson Ln Ste 300
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Business, Bankruptcy
Education
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law,University of Louisiana-Monroe
State Licensing
Louisiana

John Carlton Laird
(318) 387-9000
3139 Mercedes Dr
Monroe, LA
Specialties
General Practice, Corporate, Banking, Personal Injury, Real Estate
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Northeast Louisiana University
State Licensing
Louisiana

Robert M Baldwin
(318) 388-4400
1800 Hudson Ln Ste 300
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Insurance, Personal Injury, Business, Litigation, Ethics
Education
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center,Louisiana Tech University
State Licensing
Louisiana

Robert P. McLeod
(318) 325-7000
1900 North 18th Street, Suite 610, P.O. Box 2270
Monroe, LA
 
David E. Verlander III
(318) 325-7000
1900 North 18th Street, Suite 610, P.O. Box 2270
Monroe, LA
 

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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