80% of family businesses and generationally owned businesses, are organized as a Pass-Through Entity such as Limited liability company (LLC), Limited Partnership (LP), or S-corporation.
Pass-through entities are businesses that aren’t subject to the corporate income tax rate of 21%, instead they pay the ordinary income tax rate of 35%+.
This is because the profits from the business go directly to the family business owners individual income tax return. Because the personal income tax rates are higher than the 21% tax rate for corporations, businesses, generationally owned businesses pay more income tax.
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