What type of corporation is best for real estate?
The Limited Liability Company (known as LLC) is the best entity for most real estate and mortgage investors who “buy and hold” their investments. When you buy and hold real estate it is considered a capital asset.
Can an S Corp have passive income?
The IRS therefore restricts an S Corporation from generating more than 25% of its gross receipts from passive income in any given year. If the business happens to make more than 25% of its earnings from passive income, the excess is taxed at the highest corporate income rate.
What are the benefits of an S Corp?
- Protected assets. An S corporation protects the personal assets of its shareholders.
- Pass-through taxation.
- Tax-favorable characterization of income.
- Straightforward transfer of ownership.
- Cash method of accounting.
- Heightened credibility.