Business Series: Business & Tax Fundamentals: Tax Planning for New Businesses

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
12:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.

All businesses want to minimize their tax burden. Gaining the knowledge to do so can be challenging. In this class, learn fundamentals of legal and business considerations in choice of entity for your business.

Class covers:

  • Legal and Business Considerations: formation, liability, transferability, continuity of life
  • Business tax basics: formation, distributions, taxation, sale of interests, filing requirements
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different business entities

Presented by Louis E. Michelson:
Louis E. Michelson focuses his practice on income tax planning, charitable giving and other federal, state and local taxation issues for individuals, corporations and tax-exempt organizations. Mr. Michelson received his B.A. Degree, with general honors from the University of Chicago, his M.S. in Accountancy from DePaul University and his J.D. degree from UCLA School of Law. Mr. Michelson has served as Chair of the Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Chair of the Tax-Exempt Organizations Committee of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California, and Co-Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California (2000-2006), and Chair of the Tax-Exempt Organizations Committee of the Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Mr. Michelson is a lecturer at UCLA Extension on tax issues for nonprofit organizations. He is also Adjunct Professor at David Nazarian College of Business and Economics California State University Northridge for a class on income taxation of trusts and estates. He has lectured for business and professional organizations and written articles on various federal and California tax topics.

Registration fees: FREE - sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library through the generous support of Pacific Western Bank.
Classes fill up fast, register today to reserve your seat! All registrants must check-in 10 minutes prior to class time to ensure your seat is not reassigned to waiting-list and walk-in attendees when classes are full.

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LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

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