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Tax law question Can shares of an S corp be sold to a C

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Can shares of an S corp be sold to a C corp?


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An S corporation must be owned by an individual and certain trusts. Thus, a C corporation cannot own an S corporation. If it bought the S corporation, the S corporation status would be lost and the corporation would then be treated as a regular C corporation.


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