Originally Posted by La literatura
They are not identical, but a company can be both for federal tax purposes. An LLC can elect to be taxed as an S Corp, using Forms 8832 and 2553. Most LLCs file under Subchapter K, but for whatever reason, they can elect (through a simple 'check the box' method) to file under Subchapter S.
Sorry, yes, you're right. I was thinking you can't be both a corporation and an LLC under state law, which is the case. You're talking about S Corp treatment for tax purposes for an LLC. I'm not enough of a tax guru to know why you'd want to do that, but apparently you can.
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