Tag Archives: Corporate taxation in the United States

New LLC

Today TaxMama hears from Phyllis in Iowa, who tells us: “I started a small business out of my home in October of 2005. In February of 2006 I made the business into an Limited Liability Company (LLC) with a partner. Do I need to file separate income taxes on myself and the business? If so […]

Nevada LLC in CA

Today TaxMama hears from Betsy in San Francisco, who wants an in-depth tax planning for free! “I’m planning to start an Internet business. I live in CA and will be working from my home. I want to create a NV LLC for the asset protection reasons you mentioned in Nevada LLC show. And, if the […]

Owning an S

Today TaxMama hears from Jim in Marion, Illinois, who says. “I would like to know if it is legal for an “LLC” to be an investor in an “S” corporation?”

LLC Now or Later

Today TaxMama hears from Tommi in NC who asks, “When would be the best time to change from a sole proprietor to an LLC? Now? Or would it be best to wait until the first of the year, since I will have to get a new tax ID number (I will have employees)? Do I […]

Those Mysterious 1099s

Today TaxMama hears from Lisa in San Diego, CA who’s perplexed. “I work for a small financial service company as an accountant. Where can I get ‘easy to understand’ rules or criteria for which vendors I need to generate 1099 forms. Any help would be appreciated.”

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 […]

Becoming an S-Corp

Today Julie from Mountain View, CA says, “I’m just launching a new business. After talking to an attorney, I decided I wanted to be an S-corp. I incorporated on May 12, 2005. When I read the instructions for Form 2553 (Election by a Small Business Corporation), it stated that unless I filed for an S-corp. […]