Corporate Attorneys Worcester MA

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Corey F. Higgins
(508) 860-1416
100 Front Street
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Employment, Employee Benefits, Business
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Kathryn Kerins
(508) 799-4461
34 Mechanic Street
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Family, Real Estate, Business
State Licensing
Massachusetts

William J Ritter
(508) 798-2480
446 Main Street
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Personal Injury, Insurance, Commercial
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Devon Alexander Kinnard
(508) 926-3321
311 MAIN STREET PO BOX 15156
WORCESTER, MA
Specialties
Business, Banking, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property
Education
Duquesne University School of Law,Clark University,Duquesne University Graduate School of Business
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Erik LaFortune
(508) 798-2480
446 Main Street, 21st Floor
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Real Estate, Litigation, Commercial
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Todd K. Helwig
(508) 929-1628
100 Front Street
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Real Estate, Commercial, Government
State Licensing
Massachusetts

David E Surprenant
(508) 929-1614
100 FRONT ST
WORCESTER, MA
Specialties
Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Courtney Elizabeth Mayo
(508) 791-6287
446 Main Street, 12th Floor
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Real Estate, Litigation, Commercial
State Licensing
Massachusetts

Dennis Pojani
(508) 798-2480
446 Main Street
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Commercial, Real Estate, Banking
State Licensing
Massachusetts

John A. Girouard
(508) 791-6287
446 MAIN ST
WORCESTER, MA
Specialties
Litigation, Real Estate, Landlord & Tenant, Insurance, Business
Education
Franklin Pierce Law Center,Plymouth State College
State Licensing
Massachusetts

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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Massachusetts Antitrust Laws

Antitrust Code Section: Massachusetts Antitrust Act: Ch. 93 §§1, et seq.

Time Limit to Bring Claim: 4 yrs.

Is a Private Lawsuit Possible? Yes; attorney general also enforces

Can a Successful Plaintiff Recover Attorneys' Fees? Yes

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