C corporation

MarketWatch  Jul 2  Comment 
The new flat 21% corporate federal income tax rate changes how businesses should classify themselves.
Forbes  May 13  Comment 
If you decide to set up your business as a C corporation, you have two primary ways of extracting  value from the business on an ongoing basis: you can pay yourself compensation for services rendered in your capacity as an employee, and/or you...
Forbes  Jan 15  Comment 
Until now, sellers of companies that are C corporations were more likely than not exposed to tax death. That is, double-taxation. First, tax on the sale of assets. Then, tax on the distribution of proceeds. However, Congress just changed one...
Forbes  Jul 20  Comment 
Sellers of "C" corporations can sidestep the double-taxation problem under certain circumstances. Given their asset make-up, technology start-ups, including biotech companies, often fall into one of the fortunate scenarios.
Forbes  Jul 17  Comment 
Because most buyers of businesses prefer "asset" sales, sellers of "C" corporations face a big problem: double taxation. In the case of natural resources companies, sidestepping double-taxation is a very real possibility.
Forbes  Jul 10  Comment 
Because most buyers of businesses prefer "asset" sales, sellers of "C" corporations face a big problem: double taxation. In certain circumstances, however, sellers are not doomed to "tax death" and might eliminate or minimize one's exposure to...


This is the most common type of corporation. Under this legal structure, the earnings of the corporation are taxed by the government and then taxed again when distributed to the shareholder.

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