Tax Favored: Case Study

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Danquis DeArmond Management 325 Saint Leo University 5/16/2016 First, we have Tax-Favored. Being Tax-Favored is favorable in tax terms for firms or companies to raise money through debt instead of going through the stock market. A company raises money through the stock market, and when that happens it is submitted to get taxed two times. This means the company’s earnings are taxed as part of the corporate income tax, after this is done normally the profits that are leftover get paid out to shareholders as dividends. The dividends are taxed as well. As you can see, with the money being taxed through the market, and also through dividends it is taxed two times. But, debt is only taxed one time, so when the firm makes money it gets taxed immediately. However, when the firm pays interest to its creditors the interest is not taxed. So the interest paid on debt are treated differently than dividends paid out to…show more content…
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