Investor Glossary-limited liability companyInvestor Glossary-limited liability companyInvestor Glossary-limited liability companyInvestor Glossary-limited liability companyInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Limited Liability Company

The HTML to link to this page
 

A limited liability company (LLC) is a corporate arrangement that offers the shareholders of the company, limited liability with respect to a company's general operations. That means that a limited liability company structure provides the owners of the company with protection against personal liability. In addition, a limited liability company may exempt the owners from certain pass-through taxes that may be otherwise applicable. As such, a limited liability company may encompass qualities of both the partnership and a corporation. Commonly, a limited liability company formations are relatively small businesses with a small number of shareholders. Although pertinent laws may vary from state to state, a typical limited liability company is not required to have a board of directors, and the transfer of shares is usually restricted. A limited liability company can be registered at the Office of Secretary of State.



Rate this Limited Liability Company definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: inflation, stock split, required rate of return, 144a, option premium, VIX, class C shares, implied volatility, diluted share, average price per share, APR, risk management, deferred revenue, LIBOR, limit order, deferred tax, real GDP, ex-dividend, current ratio, annual return, minority interest, 1031 exchange, stock market close, FICO score, labor relations, per diem, retained earnings, quality assurance, ex-dividend date, FTSE, debt service coverage, liquidity ratio, 401a, command economy, dividends payable, Key Rate Duration, Zero Cost Collar, irrevocable trust, balance sheet, reverse mortgage, open position, 1035 exchange, phantom income, covered put, cancelled check, in escrow, EBITDA, wholly-owned subsidiary, margin rate


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use