Forming a Corporation or LLC
Determining the best entity for your business is a complex but important decision that you will make. Simply put, Corporations and LLC's both offer liability protection. On the other hand, the income taxes required for each can be far different depending on your business's situation.
Legal and Tax Benefits of LLC's and Corporations
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Shown below is a basic chart of the differences between an LLC and S-Corporation:
|Operational Control||Board of Directors & Officers||Member or Manager|
|Federal Income Tax||Pass through||Pass through|
|Flexibility||Record keeping rules & Formalities||Ease of operation|
|Restrictions for owners||Yes||No|
|Tax Policy||Payroll taxes for salaries; no payroll tax on dividends||Self-employment tax on net income|