Ep 117 – An Expert Take on the Corporate Transparency Act with Garrett & Ted Sutton

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This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes Garrett and Ted Sutton for a deep dive into the Corporate Transparency Act. Garrett and Ted are attorneys at Corporate Direct, a registered agent service based in Nevada specializing in asset protection for large and small real estate owners.

During this episode, Garrett and Ted share everything you need to know about the Corporate Transparency Act. This act targets small businesses, specifically corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, and certain trusts set up with the Secretary of State. Together, they explain the reporting requirements for various entities, including rent space, building ownership, and limited partnerships. Garrett and Ted also touch on exempt organizations like trusts, such as statutory trusts and state-specific property trusts.

Learn more about the Corporate Transparency Act and other legislation.

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Garrett Sutton

Garrett Sutton is a corporate attorney, asset protection expert and best selling author who has sold more than a million books to guide entrepreneurs and investors. For more than 30 years, Garrett Sutton has run his practice assisting entrepreneurs and real estate investors in protecting their assets and maximizing their financial goals through sound management and asset protection strategies. The companies he founded, Corporate Direct and Sutton Law Center, currently help more than 13,000 clients protect their assets and incorporate their businesses.

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Ted Sutton

Ted Sutton is a licensed attorney who is the son of Garrett Sutton. He graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Mining Engineering. During one of his summers, he spent three months working at a mine in Chile. This experience made him realize that legal matters interested him more than engineering ones. After graduating in 2018, he took a leap of faith and decided to attend law school the following year. Ted attended the University of Wyoming College of Law in the fall of 2019. In his third year, he served as the Student Director of the Business Entrepreneurship Practicum, where he helped clients form and maintain LLCs. He graduated in May 2022. He is now licensed to practice law in Wyoming and Nevada.

About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP

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Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.

For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex also believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.