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An LLC has more flexibility and fewer ownership restrictions than either C and S corporations. That said, if you’re planning on distributing stock, an S corporation might be a better option. Also, corporations are exposed to franchise taxes in many states (including California) where LLCs are exempt.
Unlike corporations, LLCs do not face strict ongoing meeting and documentation requirements. It’s why many LLC owners create an operating agreement that allows them to sidestep many corporate formalities, including annual shareholder and director meetings.
From start-up to success, every company has a lifecycle. At each step, you need to master compliance requirements in order to grow. And that’s where CT Corporation comes in. Wherever you are in your business lifecycle—starting, running, or growing—CT helps you maintain good standing..
LLCs are easy to form, simple to maintain, and can scale as your business grows. They combine the flexibility of a partnership with the liability protection enjoyed by corporations. And incorporating as an LLC allows you to avoid double taxation by establishing pass-through income.