Business Entities—Partnerships and Corporations
Assume Target is involved in a major lawsuit. The probable damages are estimated to be $2,000,000.
Using Targets financials, please answer the following questions.
A. Describe the effects damage estimates would have on the financial statements of a corporation and a partnership.
B. How do disclosure requirements differ from a corporation to a partnership and what information is required?
C. Are the shareholders at risk for any personal liability with the company set up as a corporation? Defend your response.
D. If your company was set up as a partnership, would the partners be at risk for personal liability? Defend your response.