LLC as S Corp

Today TaxMama® hears from Matt in the TaxQuips Forum, who asks a common type of question.  “I would like to know if an LLC can also be an S Corporation and what the tax advantages would be?”

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Hi Matt,

Yes, an LLC can elect to file as an S Corp.

There are a series of articles I wrote for that will answer some of your questions:

The entire Chapter 3 of Small Business Taxes Made Easy is about the pros and cons of each type of entity – and gives you tips on how to select one.

But, if you are forming an entity of any kind and starting a business, this will be your livelihood for years to come. Don’t you think it is to your advantage to consult with a tax professional in-depth to help make the right decisions? Doing the planning up front will save you a fortune in taxes – and revisions – in the long run. And a good tax advisor probably has the contacts and expertise to help you increase your profits, as well.

And remember, you can find answers to all kinds of questions about choosing the right business entity and other tax and business issues, free. Where? Where else? At

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