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The Difference Between an Asset Sale and a Stock Sale

Closely Held Businesses looking to negotiate a sale of their business will either do an Asset Sale or a Stock Sale. Asset Sale With an asset sale, the buyer is buying the assets of the business. These assets will be


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The Difference Between a C Corporation and a Subchapter S Corporation

Business owners can maintain their corporation as a regular or “C” Corporation. Alternatively, if they are eligible, they may want to make a Subchapter S Election. Both are treated as separate legal entities. Here are the differences however: C Corporation


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The Difference Between Capital Gains and Ordinary Income

Most long-term capital gains are taxed at 15% for 2010.  This rate is scheduled to increase to 20% in 2011.  Unfortunately, we need to say “most” because there are some exceptions as follows: Taxpayers in the 10% and 15% ordinary


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