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S Corporation, S Corp, Sub S, Subchapter S
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A Sub S corporation is a corporation which elects subchapter S tax treatment under the IRS's Internal Revenue Code. This allows the corporation's profits or losses to pass through to the shareholders and avoid double taxation.  A Sub S corporation is still required to file an informational tax return, even though it doesn't pay taxes. Some restrictions include; maximum number of shareholders (75), shares cannot be owned by another corporation or partnership, and ownership limited to US citizens or resident aliens.


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NOTE: Even if you ordered this service, YOU STILL MUST SIGN AND MAIL in the REQUIRED IRS Form #2553 in a timely fashion.  If YOU do not, you will not be able to claim Sub S status with the IRS.

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