Millions of people have hobbies, but when your favorite hobby starts to turn a profit, the IRS may consider it a business. What is the difference? The IRS defines a hobby as any activity not pursued for profit, whereas a business is defined as any activity done with the reasonable expectation of earning a profit. It is important for taxpayers to…

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Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) are a popular choice of business entity among small business owners. This is because a multi-member LLC combines the limited liability of a corporation with the tax flexibility of a partnership. There may be times, however, when LLC members choose to make an S Corporation election. Before that happens, it is…

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