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November 2011

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Should Your S Corporation Discriminate on Your Behalf with Its Health Insurance Coverage?

Tax law mistreats the S corporation owner on health insurance.


First, if the S corporation pays the cost of health insurance to cover the owner, the owner does not get this coverage as a tax-free fringe benefit.


Second, even though the owner does not get tax-free fringe benefits from corporate-paid health insurance, the owner wants the S corporation to pay for the insurance. Why?



With S corporation payment, the S corporation owner will qualify for tax-favored self-employed health insurance deductions on page 1 ... Log in to view full article.

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