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Tax Deduction Consulting: Corporate Tax Deductions Burlington IA

The Corporation has several advantages over other forms of business. These advantages have most to do with liability protection to the owners. The Corporation isolates the business and its affairs from the personal affairs of the actual owners, who are the shareholders.

Bill Elson
3705 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Company
Company: Spectrum Financial Services
Service
Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Fee Only Portfolio Management,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Medicaid,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,Wealth Engineering,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicare Planning,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning

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Dirk M. Dixon (RFC®), EA
(515) 285-5546
8033 University Blvd
Clive, IA
Company
Baker & Associates, LLP
Qualifications
Education: Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Grand View College 1997.
Years of Experience: 15
Membership
IARFC, NAIFA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Returns, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Business Coach, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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H&R Block Inside Valley West Mall
(515) 440-1023
1551 VALLEY WEST DR STE 112
WEST DES MOINES, IA

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Income Tax Connection
(712) 258-1040
3932 Transit Ave
Sioux City, IA

Data Provided by:
Steve R Smith Tax & Accounting
(515) 265-8369
2053 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA

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Mr. Kenneth E. Lawson (RFC®), CHFC, CLU, LUTCF
(563) 359-1688
2435 Kimberly Rd Ste 300S
Bettendorf, IA
Company
Client 1st Wealth Management, Inc.
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 44
Membership
IARFC, SFSP
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
Craig Adamson
1000 Lindale Drive
Marion, IA
Company
Title: President
Company: Adamson Financial Planning
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
BS Iowa State University 1996
Years Experience
Years Experience: 14
Service
Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,Wealth Engineering,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Medicare Planning,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Real Estate Investment Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Plan

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H&R Block Inside Sears
(515) 276-4637
4000 MERLE HAY RD
DES MOINES, IA

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H&R Block
(641) 792-5003
300 IOWA SPEEDWAY DR
NEWTON, IA

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Liberty Tax Service
(866) 871-1040
3413 Sw 9th St
Des Moines, IA

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Tax Deduction Consulting: Corporate Tax Deductions

Check List of Corporate Tax Deductions

A Corporation is the only type of business entity in the United States that is required to pay "income tax" on its profits. That is why corporate tax deductions are so important.

The Corporation has several advantages over other forms of business. These advantages have most to do with liability protection to the owners. The Corporation isolates the business and its affairs from the personal affairs of the actual owners, who are the shareholders. This means that the Corporation must pay its own "income taxes." In the case of other business structures such as sole proprietorships, LLCs, and partnerships, the tax obligation is passed on to the owners directly. They then pay the income tax on the profits as part of their own personal income taxes.

Since the Corporation is treated much like an individual for the purpose of taxation, it is essential to make sure that only the fair and legal amount of tax is being paid. It may be nice to the ego of the managers to inflate the profit figures by ignoring some legitimate business expenses, but it is not wise from a taxation point of view to miss any deductions. So, what are legitimate business expenses?

Actually, any expense that is in anyway related to the goal of producing a profit can be deducted as a legitimate cost of doing business expense. This would include the pay and benefits of any and all employees. Even if the employees are substantial stockholders, they are still paid a salary and this salary is the basis for their own personal income tax. To the Corporation, this is just a deductible expense. The cost of benefits is included also as a deduction.

A checklist of Corporate Tax deductions would include virtually everything that is related to doing business. This is why proper accounting procedures are of paramount importance to any Corporation regardless of its size. Many small business owners are drawn to the idea of Incorporation for the liability protection an...

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