California Small Business Guide: Formation, Operation, and Taxation
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Prepared by an outstanding team of California tax practitioners, this important practice guide provides:
In addition to covering current legislation, the set offers illustrations, notes, and planning guides throughout the text.
First published in 1987.
Also available on Authority California Law and Practice Library CD-ROM.
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Table of contents
DIVISION I Planning for New Corporations and Other Entities
CHAPTER 1 Factors in Selecting the Proper Business Entity
CHAPTER 1A Family Business Entities
CHAPTER 1B Limited Liability Companies
CHAPTER 1C Limited Liability Partnerships
CHAPTER 2 Tax Considerations in Selecting a Business Entity
CHAPTER 3 Planning the Capital Structure
CHAPTER 4 Forming California Corporations
CHAPTER 4A Corporate Governance
CHAPTER 5 Obtaining Nonrecognition Treatment on Incorporation
CHAPTER 6 Using the S Corporation Election
CHAPTER 7 Limitations on Losses from Passive Activities
CHAPTER 8 Financing Methods for Small Businesses
CHS. 9-10 RESERVED
DIVISION II Planning for Operating Corporations
CHAPTER 11 Structuring Corporate Transactions With Shareholders
CHAPTER 12 Compensation Issues for Small Businesses
CHAPTER 13 Qualified Retirement Plan Options for Small Businesses
CHS. 14-20 RESERVED
DIVISION III Tax Compliance for Corporations
CHAPTER 21 Federal Tax Reporting and Payment Requirements
CHAPTER 22 California Tax Reporting and Payment Requirements
CHS. 23-30 RESERVED
DIVISION IV Planning for Changes in Corporate Ownership and Operations
CHAPTER 31 Purchases and Sales of Corporate Businesses
CHAPTER 32 Stock Purchases Treated as Asset Acquisitions
CHAPTER 33 Structuring Recapitalizations
CHAPTER 34 Structuring Divisive Reorganizations
DIVISION IV Planning for Changes in Corporate Ownership and Operations (cont’d)
CHAPTER 35 Tax-Free and Partially Tax-Free Mergers, Acquisitions, and Statutory Conversions
CHAPTER 36 Tax Aspects of Corporate Liquidations and Dissolutions
CHAPTER 37 Liquidating and Dissolving California Corporations
CHAPTER 38 Taxable LLC and Partnership Acquisitions
CHAPTER 39 Tax-Free LLC and Partnership Acquisitions
CHAPTER 40 RESERVED
DIVISION V Planning for Shareholders
CHAPTER 41 Formulating Buy-Sell Agreements and Valuing Closely Held Stock
CHAPTER 42 Estate Planning for Small Business Owners
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE OF STATUTES