Fantasy Authors, Tax Policy & Veil Piercing

Dave Hoffman

Dave Hoffman is the Murray Shusterman Professor of Transactional and Business Law at Temple Law School. He specializes in law and psychology, contracts, and quantitative analysis of civil procedure. He currently teaches contracts, civil procedure, corporations, and law and economics.

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  1. So he paid instead of getting money back – if it was paid on 4/15 without penalty then he did a good job of tax planning…unless he likes lending money to the governmemt interest-free.

    As to a new corporate identity: Single-member LLC? S-Corp? C-Corp? Trust me – if it was that easy, we’d all be doing it.

  2. Cathy says:

    I keep hearing radio commercials out in California for one of those “Get Rich” seminars, and there’s always a testimonial by this woman who brags, “I’ve got a C corp, 2 S corps, 6 LLCs…” etc., and all I can think on hearing this is that she’d better hope she never gets sued, because some lawyer’s gonna love to pierce her corporate veil.

    (I also can’t help thinking that it taps into some interesting American myth that if you can incorporate into a business, you’ve somehow “made it.”)