Another paramount reason,
to select Spiegel & Utrera, P.A.
Spiegel & Utrera, P.A. is a fully licensed law firm that delivers professional legal services at extremely affordable prices.
"Start, Expand, Buy, Sell Your Business Today"  ON THE AIR  with Larry Spiegel and host Joe Castello. Listen to our show at
WHAT'S IMPORTANT TO YOU? Starting a Business? Anonymity? New Credit Profile? Tax Avoidance? Avoiding Probate? Tax Shelter?
Asset Protection? Building a Brand? Attracting Investors? At we can help!

Please be aware that you may be required to add ten days or more to various state processing periods.
Please discuss your state of choice processing backlogs when finalizing your order at to avoid any disappointment.
Seven Powerful Reasons to Incorporate or Organize an LLC
  1. Protect yourself from personal liability
    • Corporation or LLC signs lease - you’re not personally liable
    • Corporation or LLC borrows money - you’re not personally liable
    • Corporation or LLC buys goods and services on credit - you’re not personally liable
  2. Business Tax Deductions
    According to Judge Learned Hand, “any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which will best pay the Treasury; there is not even a patriotic duty to increase one's taxes. Gregory v. Helvering, 69 F.2d 809 (2nd Cir., 1934).” Furthermore, the Supreme Court stated that “[t]he legal right of a taxpayer to decrease the amount of what otherwise would be his taxes, or altogether avoid them, by means which the law permits, cannot be doubted.” Gregory v. Helvering, 293 U.S. 465 (1935).

    Entrepreneurs will want to attribute as much of their expenses as possible to reasonable and necessary business expenses. Why pay more taxes than necessary? Many taxpayers overlook legitimate deductions for business expenses. To the extent possible, entrepreneurs will want to ensure to deduct the following business expenses:
    • Vehicle expenses are deductible if they are attributable to a business use. An individual taxpayer cannot claim a corporate expense, it is an expense of the corporation. Automobile lease payments are deductible if they are ordinary and necessary expenses of a trade or business directly attributable to the operation of a trade or business.
    • Travel expenses are deductible to the extent they are reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the conduct of a trade or business directly attributable to the trade or business. Townsend Industries, Inc. v. U.S., 342 F.3d 890 (8th Cir. 2003). Thus, a corporation could hold an annual meeting for its shareholders and directors in a distant city.
    • Start-up and organizational costs, at the taxpayer's election, may be treated as deferred expenses and allowed as deductions prorated equally over a period of not less than 60 months, beginning with the month in which the active trade or business, corporation, or partnership begins.
    • Certain types of entertainment expenses may be deducted, such as food and beverages provided for employees on the business premises, recreational expenses for employees, expenses of certain business meetings, and items sold or made available to the public.
    • Attorneys' fees, court costs, and other legal and accounting expenses may qualify as ordinary and necessary trade or business expenses.
    • Rent for the use of property to which the corporation has no title and in which the corporation has no equity can be deducted as a trade or business expense if the rent is paid in connection with the corporation's trade or business, is ordinary and necessary, and is paid or incurred during the taxable year. If the property on which the rent is paid is used for both business and personal purposes, only the portion allocable to business use is deductible. If the corporation leases office space at the residence of an officer or director, for the rent to be deductible the office space must be exclusively used for business purposes on a regular basis and be the principal place of business of the corporation.
    • Expenditures for incidental repairs, maintenance, replacement, and improvements may be deducted as ordinary and necessary business expenses.
    • The cost of materials and supplies used in a corporation's trade or business generally is a deductible business expense.
    • Interest and other borrowing charges incurred in the course of a trade or business are deductible.
    • In general, state local and sales taxes that are ordinary and necessary corporation expenses paid or incurred in carrying on the trade or business are deductible.
    • Salaries and other compensation for personal services actually rendered may be deducted as an ordinary and necessary trade or business expense. To be deductible, compensation payments must be reasonable and must be actually paid as compensation (rather than as dividends).
    • The cost of insurance may be deducted as a business expense if the insurance is connected with the corporation's trade, business, or profession
    • Advertising costs related to a corporation’s business generally are deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.
    • A rebate of a portion of the purchase price to a customer generally is deductible as a business expense.
    • Payments to charitable organizations that bear a direct relationship to the corporation's business and that are made with the reasonable expectation of a financial return commensurate with the amount of the donation may be deductible as business expenses. For example, a retail store might set aside a percentage of its sales for donation to local charities as part of a promotional campaign and thus be entitled to a business deduction for the donations.
    • Setting up a reserve account can create a legitimate tax deduction. Midas Muffler warrants its muffler for as long as the purchaser owns the vehicle on which the muffler has been installed. If the muffler fails to perform properly during the warranty period, Midas will install a new, warranted muffler on the vehicle, and the muffler owner will not be charged for the muffler, only for the labor required to install. You may be interested to know Midas Inc. (the muffler company) recorded $38.5 million in charges to reflect its estimated liability associated with outstanding warranties in the U.S. and Canada. On a going forward basis, Midas will accrue for the expected future cost of warranty redemptions at the time of the original installation of the warranted part. See Midas Inc.’s 10-K here. What does this mean? Midas is claiming such warranty reserves as a business deduction! Other entrepreneurs are bound to take note and offer long-term warranties for their products and claim a business deduction.
  3. Minimize IRS Audits
    • Sole proprietors must file an IRS Form 1040, Schedule C (Profit or Loss from a Business). Unfortunately, the IRS audits sole proprietors that file the form at a higher audit rate than returns for an incorporated micro business. Also, sole proprietors with home office deductions face even more risk of audit by filing the IRS Form 8829 (Expenses for Business Use of Your Home) for home office deductions. S or C corporations avoid such scrutiny.
  4. Privacy
    • The Corporation or LLC can be established in such a way so that shareholder/owners remain anonymous, many times the same anonymity can be accomplished for officers and directors.
  5. Use of a Marketing framework
    • Hold the business out to all as a Corporation or LLC
    • Give the business the appearance of being much bigger than it is
    • Attract investors more easily
  6. Raising capital
    • Because of the ease of transfer of ownership and the "separate entity" concept of the Corporation or LLC, it is much easier to attract investors than otherwise.
  7. Easy transfer of ownership
    • Put real estate in Corporation or LLC and transfer through private agreement, i.e. stock transfer rather than formal real estate transfer and closing.
    • Re-title asset to a Corporation or LLC yet continue to maintain control.
Overall Discussion of Seven Powerful Reasons to Incorporate or Organize an LLC
SPIEGEL & UTRERA, P.A. is your one source for business legal services.

Would you rather speak to a lawyer? A Spiegel & Utrera, P.A. associate is ready to take your call.

Back To TopSpiegel & Utrera, P.A.Back To Top
MiamiNew York CityClifton, NJ
1840 Coral Way
4th Floor
Miami, FL 33145
Toll Free: (800) 603 - 3900
(305) 854-6000
Fax: (305) 857-3700
Natalia Utrera, Esq.,
Managing Attorney
1 Maiden Lane
5th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Toll Free: (800) 576-1100
(212) 962-1000
Fax: (212) 964-5600
Nicolas Spigner, Esq.
Managing Attorney
642 Broad St., Suite 1B
Clifton, NJ 07013
Toll Free: (888) 336-8400
(973) 473-2000
Fax: (973) 778-2900
Sandy A. Adelstein
Managing Attorney
Los AngelesDelawareLas Vegas
8939 S Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Toll Free: (888) 520-7800
(310) 258-9700
Fax: (310) 258-9400
Michael A. Bustos, Esq.
Managing Attorney
9 East Loockerman Street
Suite 202
Dover, DE 19901
Toll Free: (888) 641-3800
(302) 744-9800
Fax: (302) 674-2100
Courtney Riordan, Esq.
Managing Attorney
2545 Chandler Avenue
Suite 4
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Toll Free: (888) 530 4500
(702) 364 2200
Fax: (702) 458 2100
Joel S. Beck, Esq.
Managing Attorney
Continental Office Plaza, Suite L12
2340 Des Plaines River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Toll Free: (888) 514-9800
(312) 443-1500
Fax: (312) 443-8900
Michael C. Welchko, Esq.
Managing Attorney
General Counsel Club®Changes, Modifications, Additions, Deletions
and Other Services
International Clients & Requests
Unlimited Legal & Business Advice
Toll Free: 1 (800) 734 - 9900
         Fax: 1 (800) 520 - 7800
Natalia Utrera, Esq.,
Managing Attorney

You can expect a reply within 4 business hours.
Spiegel & Utrera, P.A. WILL CALL YOU with your SKYPE NAME


Submit your skype details or
open a free Skype account by
clicking here

 International callers can also call our office directly by dialing your country's call exit code (e.g. 00) + 1 305 854 6000 , Extension 208

There are many benefits to starting a business and incorporating. Some of the benefits of starting a business include protection of your personal assets, ease of raising capital, gain anonymity, available tax benefits and more!


Back To Top

Back To Top
Back To Top

Material presented on is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended as professional advice and should not be construed as such. The U.S. Treasury Department requires us to inform you than any information obtained from this website is not intended or written by our law firm to be used, and cannot be used by any taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding any penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Advice from our firm relating to Federal tax matters may not be used in promoting, marketing or recommending any entity, investment plan or arrangement to any taxpayer.

Spiegel & Utrera, P.A. and
Privacy Policy
Copyright ©MMI, ©MMIV, ©MMV, ©MMIX Spiegel & Utrera, P. A.
All Rights Reserved
Spiegel & Utrera, P.A. and
Service Terms & Cancellation Policy