A Delaware C-Corporation refers to a corporation formed within Delaware pursuant to Subchapter C of the Internal Revenue Code. This is most conventional type of corporation.
Some notable features of a C-Corporation include:
- The corporation is owned by shareholders of corporate stock and there is no limit on the number of shareholders.
- The corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners which provides limited liability.
- Corporations are subject to tax at the corporate tax rates. This is often referred to as double taxation because the profits are taxed again when distributed to shareholders.
- Corporations have perpetual existence even if the owner leaves the company.
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