Liquidating & Non-Liquidating Entity Distributions
When a business entity is contemplating either a liquidation or making non-liquidating distributions to its owners, there are bound to be a variety of tax consequences. Non-liquidating distributions are distributions of cash and/or property made by the entity to its owners, that do not result in the dissolution of the entity. At the entity level, there are a variety of tax consequences that can occur when making a non-liquidating distribution. Depending on how the entity is taxed, at the owner level, a non-liquidating distribution can create several different tax consequences, including taxable dividend treatment, capital gain or loss, or a reduction in stock basis. Understanding and planning for these effects requires the advice of experienced counsel.Related Services
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