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September 2017

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Q&A: S Corporation Distributions in Retirement



My client is a 100 percent owner of an S corporation. For the past five years, the corporation netted $150,000 a year and my client took no salary and no distributions. He paid the taxes on the annual $150,000 of pass-through income from his personal funds.


He put the accumulated corporate cash into a corporate investment portfolio that’s worth about $780,000.


Now he’s retiring. The S corporation will have no business income going forward. My client plans to take $75,000 in distributions ... Log in to view full article.

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