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S-CORP Study in the News

As our Washington Wire readers know, S-CORP released a ground-breaking study on Tuesday by Bob Carroll and Gerald Prante from Ernst & Young. The study quantifies the economic footprint of flow-through businesses for jobs and investment as well measures the impact of corporate-only, revenue neutral tax reform would have on them. Employing more than half of the private workforce (69 million jobs), the study finds that flow-through businesses are essential to the U.S. economy. S corporations specifically employ one out of four private sector workers (31 million jobs).

The study also finds that the existence of flow-through businesses results in higher

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2019-02-01T20:48:06+00:00April 14, 2011|

New Year – New Challenges

Happy New Year! As we’re preparing for the new Congress and the new challenges it brings, we would like to once again thank you for your continued support of the S Corporation Association and to emphasize the important work we do in defense of the S-Corp community.

Perhaps the best that can be said about 2010 is that it showed consistent improvement. The year started with a horrible economy and policy clouds on the horizon. And though some of those policies were enacted – the new 3.8 percent tax on S corporation income, for example – many were defeated and the

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2019-02-04T15:46:13+00:00January 18, 2011|

Health Care Update

The idea of taxing high cost plans is relatively new, and there are many outstanding questions about how it would work. For example, how exactly how would this excise tax raise revenue? The Senate plan imposes a 40 percent excise tax on high value plans with a cumulative cost of more than $21,000. But medical loss ratios for private health insurance plans easily exceed 60 percent of premiums, so insurance companies confronted with a 40 percent excise tax will simply stop issuing those plans.


At the employer level, that means if an employer used to offer

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2019-02-06T17:21:55+00:00October 6, 2009|

Congressional Budget Takes Form

Lots of budget related news in recent days with implications for small business taxpayers. First, the Congressional Budget Office weighed in last week with its analysis of the Obama budget outline and estimated that the Administration’s proposals, if enacted intact, would double the overall deficit over the next ten years.mThe numbers are truly staggering and should scare any reasonable person who plans to be a taxpayer over the next several decades. Starting with a deficit of around $1.8 trillion this year —

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2019-02-06T17:22:35+00:00March 25, 2009|

S-CORP Weighs in On Corporate Tax Reform

It’s his last term in Congress, and Ways and Means Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) is working hard right up until the end. While few observers think tax reform will make tangible progress before November’s mid-term elections, the Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee is churning through the myriad of issues involved in reforming the tax code for businesses operating domestically and internationally, laying the groundwork for future legislative action.

S-CORP is engaged, submitting comments to the Committee on the importance of preserving the unique tax treatment of S corporations while outlining its concerns with the recommendations put forward by the President’s Advisory Panel

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2019-02-06T18:47:19+00:00May 25, 2006|