LLCs and LLPs : a Wisconsin handbook

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  • Includes index.


  • Ch. 1. Introduction. The limited liability company ; Underlying principles and concepts ; The limited liability partnership ; Organization of this handbook -- Ch. 2. Choice of business entity. Comparison of LLCs and C Corporations ; Comparison of LLCs and S Corporations ; Comparison of LLCs and partnerships ; Comparison of LLCs and LLPs ; Next economy legislation ; Table comparing LLCs, corporations, partnerships, and LLPs -- Ch. 3. Organization and formalities of LLCs. Where to organize: Wisconsin or foreign jurisdiction? ; Definitions ; LLCs organized in Wisconsin ; Foreign LLCs registered in Wisconsin ; Operating agreements -- Operational issues of LLCs. Member's interest in LLC ; Management and control ; Nonliquidating distributions ; Members' limited liability ; Mergers and conversions ; Dissociation and dissolution ; Dispute resolution -- Ch. 5. Tax issues. Classification issue ; Income taxation under Subchapter K ; Federal income taxation of SMLLCs ; Selected tax provisions outside Subchapter K ; Wisconsin tax issues : introduction ; Wisconsin income taxation ; Other Wisconsin taxes ; Multistate tax issues ; Tax issues related to conversions -- Ch. 6. Limited liability partnerships. Introduction ; Uses of LLPs ; Selected issues in structuring LLPs ; Selected tax issues ; Foreign LLPs -- Ch. 7. Limited liability entities for lawyers and other professionals. Liability of professional generally ; Uses of limited liability entities by Wisconsin professionals ; Comparison of limited liability entities for professionals -- Ch. 8. Forms. LLC and LLP agreements ; Limited liability legal practice forms ; Selected official forms of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions ; Entity classification election form (IRS Form 8832) -- Appendices -- Table of statutes and regulations -- Index
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