Using internet websites such as https://www.irs.gov/ or other similar resources related to
partnerships and corporate taxation, complete the following
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:
- Compare and contrast the tax rules and treatment applicable to corporations
and partnerships. Indicate the major way in which the tax treatment affects the
shareholders or partners.
- Explain at least two (2) reasons why a business owner might opt to become a
partnership over a corporation. Provide support for your rationale.
- Imagine that you are a partner in a LLC. Justify why you elected to become a
partnership as opposed to a corporation. Indicate tax rules that influenced your
- Imagine that you are a consultant and make the recommendation that the most
advantageous business structure is a C-corporation. Justify why you would
recommend a Corporation over a Partnership. Indicate tax rules that influenced
- Analyze what a business owner must consider when deciding what type of
entity is best for the goals and vision of the business. Provide at least two
(2) examples of research the owner must perform to ensure the proper election is
made. Provide support for your rationale.
- Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment.
Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
instructions. Note: Please refer to the APA template in the
course shell for more information on APA style.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.