Who Controls Tax Status? S-Corps., QSubs and Bankruptcy.


The Third Circuit has ruled that a bankruptcy court cannot not restrain shareholders of an S-Corp. from altering the tax status of an S-Corp. or QSub that is the debtor in a bankruptcy case. The rationale, which appears very solid, is that tax status as a pass-through entity is not property of the bankruptcy estate.

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