Selecting the form of a small business entity by Harry J. Haynsworth

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Published by American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education in Philadelphia, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Small business -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Small business -- Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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StatementHarry J. Haynsworth.
SeriesSmall business series, Small business series (Philadelphia, Pa.)
ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law., American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education.
LC ClassificationsKF1659 .H394 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2557770M
ISBN 100831804726
LC Control Number85071420

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