What is an S Corporation?

 
 
What is an S Corporation?
 
 
 

Fun Fact...It's not actually a corporation at all! Here's what you need to know about this secret "company" that can save you money on taxes each year:

 

The Pros

An S Corporation isn't a company, it's a tax designation. You can add it to an existing LLC or C Corporation

It typically saves you money on taxes each year

It's easy to do: you need to fax one form to the IRS

 

The Cons

It requires more bookkeeping or the help of an accountant. For this reason, it's generally recommended for companies that have annual profits over $150,000.

It's not an option if you're looking for foreign investors. You can't have more than 100 investors and all must be US citizens or residents.

*Disclaimer: this is not tax advice. Please talk to your accountant if you have questions on whether this is the right fit for you.

 

Your other entity options

Sole Proprietorship

Partnerships

LLCs

C Corporations

 
 

 

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