Tag Archives: C corporation

Personal Service Shock

Today TaxMama hears from Mitchell in the Tax Parlor who just made a disturbing discovery. “I’m in the investigation process of setting up a corporation, S or LLC, for my one-man engineering business. Then I come across this category for Personal Service Corporation (PSC), whose definition includes engineering, but appears to be different than an […]

House to C Corp

Today TaxMama hears from Ronald in Tucson, AZ who asks: “Is it legal to sell my residence to my C corp and be exempt from capital gains tax?” OK, my friends, this is one of those questions we tax professionals look at, and cringe! Let me try to answer this one, briefly. OK? Well Ronald, […]

S-Corping

Today TaxMama hears from Julie in Silicon Valley, CA, who’s concerned, “I’m just launching a new business. After talking to an attorney, I decided I wanted to be an S-corp versus an LLC. I incorporated on September 2, 2005. When Form 2553 (Election by a Small Business Corporation) arrived for the S-corp election, it stated […]

S-Corp Silliness

Today Robert from Sparta, NJ is upset. “I paid a filing company to register an S-corp for me back in 1997. I filed returns back in 97 & 98 and just got a letter from NJ claiming that since I am a C corporation, I owe them $7,000 for 1997. I have since learned that […]