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LLCs and LLPs: A Wisconsin Handbook

Product ID: AK0065
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-523-9

This popular handbook will teach you what you need to know to advise clients on using LLCs and LLPs in Wisconsin. In it, you'll find detailed discussions of the choice of an appropriate business entity, organization of the business, business formalities, and operational and tax issues.

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This popular handbook will teach you what you need to know to advise clients on using LLCs and LLPs in Wisconsin. In it, you'll find detailed discussions of the choice of an appropriate business entity, organization of the business, business formalities, and operational and tax issues.

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486+ pp.; 6th ed. 2017-2018
(includes 2018-2019 supplement and 2019-2020 supplement)

  1. Introduction
  2. Choice of Business Entity
  3. Organization and Formalities of LLCs
  4. Operational Issues of LLCs
  5. Tax Issues
  6. Limited Liability Partnerships
  7. Limited Liability Entities for Lawyers and Other Professionals
  8. Forms
  • Appendices
  • Table of Statutes, Regulations, and Rules
  • Index

Stay current with the latest supplements

The 2019-2020 supplement includes a number of changes such as:

  • a 2019 Wisconsin Supreme Court case exploring whether LLC members may bring common-law claims against managers and other members of an LLC
  • recent treasury regulations and special rules relevant to LLCs and LLPs
  • a 2018 U.S. Supreme Court opinion discussing whether states may require out-of-state retailers to collect state sales tax

This supplement also highlights new Wisconsin legislation affecting the statements that a certificate of conversion must include.

The 2018-2019 supplement includes a number of changes such as the following:

  • Wis. Stat. ch. 178, as recreated, applies to all limited liability partnerships (LLPs) formed after January 1, 2018; preexisting LLPs may elect to become subject to these revised rules
  • The effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 on the tax treatment of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs) are still being assessed; generally speaking, the TCJA lowers most corporate tax rates and creates a 20% deduction on pass-through income that encourages business owners to incorporate as pass-through entities
  • The TCJA has created new deductions for LLC members that reduce the benefits of the potential payroll tax savings of S election and complicate choice-of-entity decisions

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