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  2. Corporation: What It Is and How to Form One - Investopedia

    A corporation is a legal entity that is separate and distinct from its owners. Under the law, corporations possess many of the same rights and responsibilities as individuals. They can enter...

  3. Corporation - Wikipedia

    A corporation is an organization—usually a group of people or a company —authorized by the state to act as a single entity (a legal entity recognized by private and public law "born out of statute"; a legal person in legal context) and recognized as such in law for certain purposes.

  4. Corporation | Definition, History, & Facts | Britannica

    corporation, specific legal form of organization of persons and material resources, chartered by the state, for the purpose of conducting business. As contrasted with the other two major forms of business ownership, the sole proprietorship and the partnership, the corporation is distinguished by a number of characteristics that make it a more-flexible instrument for large-scale economic activity, particularly for the purpose of raising large sums of capital for investment.

  5. Corporation Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

    cor· po· ra· tion ˌkȯr-pə-ˈrā-shən. Synonyms of corporation. 1. a. : a group of merchants or traders united in a trade guild (see guild sense 1) b. : the municipal authorities of a town or city. 2. : a body formed and authorized by law to act as a single person although constituted by one or more persons and legally endowed with various rights and duties including the capacity of succession.

  6. What is a Corporation? - Various Types and Reasons to Incorporate

    A corporation is a legal entity created by individuals, stockholders, or shareholders, with the purpose of operating for profit. Corporations are allowed to enter into contracts, sue and be sued, own assets, remit federal and state taxes, and borrow money from financial institutions.

  7. Forming a Corporation | Internal Revenue Service - IRS tax forms

    In forming a corporation, prospective shareholders exchange money, property, or both, for the corporation's capital stock. A corporation generally takes the same deductions as a sole proprietorship to figure its taxable income. A corporation can also take special deductions. For federal income tax purposes, a C corporation is recognized as a separate taxpaying entity.

  8. Corporation Definition & Meaning |

    an association of individuals, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members.See also municipal corporation, public corporation. Corporation, the group of principal officials of a borough or other municipal division in England.

  9. corporation_百度百科

    1 corporation是一个英语单词,名词,作名词时意为“ 公司 ;法人(团体);社团;市政当局”。 外文名 corporation 词 性 名词 目录 1 单词发音 2 短语搭配 3 双语例句 单词发音 编辑 播报 英 [ˌkɔːpəˈreɪʃn]美 [ˌkɔːrpəˈreɪʃn] [1] 短语搭配 编辑 播报 News Corporation新闻集团 ; 新闻公司 ; 新闻团体 RAND Corporation兰德智库 ; 美国兰德公司 Sharp Corporation夏普 ; 夏普公司 ; 夏普株式会社 Oracle Corporation甲骨文公司 ; 甲骨文 ; 甲骨文股份有限公司 ; 骨文集团

  10. Definition of a Corporation | Internal Revenue Service

    Definition of a Corporation. In general, a corporation is formed under state law by the filing of articles of incorporation with the state. The state must generally date-stamp the articles before they are effective. You may wish to consult the law of the state in which the organization is incorporated.

  11. Corporation与company有什么区别?_百度知道

    1、Corporation意思是:法人、集团公司、股份有限公司; 2、Inc. 意思是:股份有限公司 (Incorporated); 3、Co.Ltd. 是 Company Limited(有限公司)的简称,意思是有限公司; 4、Company意思是:公司,商号; 作伴,伴侣; 简单的讲: 区别在于公司的规模与针对的对象有所不同: company一般指有限责任公司,用得较普遍。 Corporation与Inc. (全称Incorporated)是一样的,只是说法不一,样指综合性、集团性公司。 Co.Ltd(全称Company Limited),指股份有限公司,是针对某一个特定的公司 Company含义较广,可以是各种公司的统称或泛指。