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Sole proprietor LLC instead of s corp

I'm planning on starting medical practice, I will be the sole Dr., most of my colleagues have S corporations, is that any harm in starting off sole proprietor LLC instead of s corp to minimize the headaches and complicating my tax life ? any downsides ?

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AlanT
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Sole proprietor LLC instead of s corp

Please see a comparison completed by legal zoom.  You are correct in that LLC's are easier to manage.  However, there are more tax benefits to the S-corp, such as saving on self-employment taxes.  

https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/s-corp-vs-llc

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