C Corporation


A business which is a completely separate entity from its owners, unlike a partnership.

For more information, see: The Difference Between a C Corporation and an S Corporation

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You may find it easier to open up a C corporation instead of a partnership if the factors work more in your favor.

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We were recently forced to convert to C Corporation status as it allows for a greater number of shareholders than is permisable to S Corporations.

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When my brother decided to incorporate his new startup, he decided to do so as a C Corporation because he eventually intended to sell shares to the public and not maintain any personal control over it.

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