Business Start-ups

What are some advantages and disadvantages of selecting to be a C Corporation compared to other entities?

Some advantages are: you have limited liability; there are easy ways to transfer ownership; there is a perpetual life and the corporation has the ability to raise capital through the issuance of stock. Some disadvantages include: there is a double taxation of profits; the entity is subject to various state and federal restrictions; and a corporate charter may restrict the types of business activities. Speak to your local CPA to determine the best entity choice to fit your needs.

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