The Story of Limited Liability Company: Combining the Best Features of a Flawed Business Tax Structure
Susan Pace Hamill
University of Alabama School of Law
BUSINESS TAX STORIES, Steven A. Bank and Kirk J. Stark, eds., Foundation Press, Summer 2005
U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 07-13
This chapter from Business Tax Stories (Steven A. Bank and Kirk J. Stark eds, 2005) describes the emergence of the limited liability company from obscurity into a mainstream business organization choice during the last quarter of the 20th century. In addition to providing the inside story of the lobbying efforts of the first LLC pioneers and the LLC supporters during the early 1990s, this story places the rise of the LLC in its larger historical context and discusses the major tax and business policy issues raised by this new business entity.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: Business Organizations, Tax, Business Tax, Tax Policy, Legal History, Limited Liability CompanyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 27, 2005
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