Selecting the form of business entity
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Selecting the form of business entity analyzing LLCs and other entity choices by Bruce D. Bernard

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Published by OSBA CLE Institute in Columbus, OH .
Written in English



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  • Business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- Ohio.,
  • Tax planning -- Ohio.

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Statementby Bruce D. Bernard and Thomas J. Sigmund.
ContributionsSigmund, Thomas J., Ohio State Bar Association.
LC ClassificationsKFO205 .B47 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 360 p. ;
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3703088M
ISBN 100966454413
LC Control Number2003270182

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