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S Corporation FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

The list of questions below leads to pages that answer the most common questions we get from CPA firm clients and from website visitors. Therefore, if you have a question about forming, operating or ending an S corporation, the answer probably appears below.

However, if you truly do search through the questions and answers below and find that you can't find an answer to your general question, you can send your question to steve.nelson@stephenlnelson.com. If your question is clear and of general interest (and not already covered in a question below), we'll try to add it to the list:

How to Download One of Our Free S Corporation Kits

One quick question to answer right at the start: People sometimes poke around this FAQ looking for information about the "secret code" you can use to download any of our S corporation kits for free.

Use the code stephenlnelsoncpa to get any S corporation kit for free...And note: To get to the state kits, click one of the state names listed along the left edge of the web page.

One other point: You probably still want to spend time in the FAQ's articles if you're researching the S corporation option! There's tons of information in the articles that follow.

Background Incorporation Information


Starting a New S Corporation


Operating an S Corporation


Winding Down (Liquidating, Terminating S Corp Status, Etc.) an S Corporation



 

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