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Sophisticated Choice of Entity - Part 2 (Live Replay from April 3, 2020)

Description

Choosing the right entity for a closely held business is not only a choice in time but planning for long stretches of time and the likelihood of substantial change. Among those changes are changes in tax law, changes in the capital structure and ownership ranks of the company, and changes in business strategy. These and a multitude of other considerations often involve a sophisticated tradeoff of benefits and costs, balancing certainty with flexibility, in full knowledge that change is certain.

This program provides a practical guide to sophisticated choice of entity considerations for closely held businesses.

Part 2 topics include:

  • Anticipating liquidity events – sale of the company, liquidation of the company, new investors/members
  • Planning for distributions of property
  • When the first choice wasn't correct – considerations when an entity needs to convert
  • Impact of recent tax law changes, employment taxes, and SALT considerations
  • Owner and employee fringe benefit considerations

Contributors

  • Paul Kaplun

    Paul Kaplun is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Venable, LLP where he has an extensive corporate and business planning practice, and provides advisory services to emerging growth companies and entrepreneurs in a variety of industries. He formerly served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught business planning. Before entering private practice, he was a Certified Public Accountant with a national accounting firm, specializing in corporate and individual income tax planning and compliance. Mr. Kaplun received his B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University and J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

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October 30, 2020
Fri 1:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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