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  • Limited Partnerships

    When owners file taxes they can actually report their share of net business losses or profits. Limited partnerships allow liability to be limited for both parties, which is beneficial if there is a lawsuit. By having limited liability the limited partner is only liable for capital contributed to the business, and their personal assets cannot be seized by creditors for costs the company potentially still owes. Limited partners will also be able to share in profits and losses without having to contribute time and effort that is required to maintain the business. The profits and losses generated are passed through the business to the partners, who are then taxed on personal income tax returns. A main disadvantage that is present through both types of partnerships is based on the fact that with more people present there will be more opinions present, which can be viewed as a double-edged sword. When disagreements come to the forefront there can be heated arguments, but dividing authority up among the members ensues that one person does not simply “run wild” with their decision. Authority being divided among the members allows more fair representation to be made in regards…

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  • Limited Liability Partnership Essay

    milestone to the next. It is beneficial for some entrepreneurs and business leaders to think heavily about what style of structure is best suited for their vision. Those styles of structure would be a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability, and corporation. Beginning with sole proprietorships, Roger Miller identifies it as “the simplest form of business”. The reason behind that definition is because the owner is in control of everything related to the business.…

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  • Maximizing Shareholder Wealth Analysis

    For example, the hardware store, Tom is a sole proprietorship. Tom is the sole owner he hires a full staff of employees, but the store is owned 100%. If someone walks in, sliding on the wet floor and impales himself or herself on the chainsaw in a row, and Tom will be 100% when the man in charge of the unfortunate family disemboweled suing for wrongful death. In return for the risk. Tom retains all of the profit after tax earned from the store and can spend it any way he pleases. Always…

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  • Bruce Power Limited Partnership Analysis

    Bruce Power Limited Partnership is a Canadian business partnership that consists of TransCanada Corp., Borealis Infrastructure, The Power Workers’ Union and The Society of Energy Professionals (Bruce Power, 2015). It operates one of the largest nuclear facilities in the world and is Canada’s only private sector nuclear generator that powers over a quarter of Ontario’s electricity. This facility is headquartered on Lake Huron in Tiverton, Ontario and houses two nuclear generating stations, known…

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  • Business Ownership

    The general partner or partners are responsible for managing the partnership and are jointly and severally liable for the partnership’s debts, however, limited partners who become active in the management of the partnership risk losing their limited liability status. (Prescott, Madden, & Foster, 2010). Finally the Master limited partnership (MLP), is little different they can be referred to as publicly traded partnership; they are owned and ran like a corporation however most of the time taxed…

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  • Smith And Roberson's Business Law: Court Case

    two years more. Under the correct documents she is not and she never stated she was. She was not admitted yet, so she is not liable. I think it is liability of incoming partner. As stated in the textbook “a person admitted as a partner into an existing partnership is not personally liable for any partnership obligations incurred before the person’s admission as a partner”. (Richard A. Mann, Barry S. Roberts, Len Young. Smith, and George Gale. Roberson. Smith & Roberson’s Business Law (Mason, OH:…

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  • Section 721 Case Study

    The general rule of Internal Revenue Code Section 721 contains that no gain or loss shall be recognized to a partnership or to any of its partners in the case of a contribution of property to the partnership in exchange for an interest in the partnership.(1. 721(a)). This rule applies when partners make contribution to the partnership. In this section, the property includes various types of assets. Such as cash, inventory, land, equipment, obligations, etc. During the time when two or more…

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  • Legal Structure And Types Of Stakeholders

    1.1 The purposes of different types of organisations considering their legal structure and types One of the most important decisions that any business would make at its inception will likely be the decision on the type of legal structure to use because the legal structure will determine a lot of things. For example, it will determine the amount of tax to pay, the kind of paperwork that will be needed and even the capacity to raise finances as well as the personal liabilities that you might have…

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  • Singapore Business Advantages And Disadvantages

    activities remains with the enterprising owner. A Sole proprietorship is a great business structure for an entrepreneur to learn the business. Being the sole owner of the business makes the individual a decision-making authority. However, a Sole proprietorship is not a separate legal entity from its owner. This makes raising capital for the expansion of the firm difficult. It totally depends on the solidity of the character of the owner. The responsibility towards the losses and the debts of the…

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  • Arcadia Sports: A Partnership Or A Limited Liability Company

    goods and services. There are three main types of businesses are sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Each of these entities has its own advantages and disadvantages. Sole proprietorship – This is a type of business that is usually owned by one person and adopted by small business entities. It is an unincorporated business owned and run by one individual with no distinction between the business and you, the owner. It legally has no separate existence from its owner. Advantages…

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