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Sole Proprietorship

Of the four business entity types, the sole proprietorship is by far the most flexible and easiest to manage. There are very few drawbacks. In the world of business, the key is to maximize profit with the least amount of risk. Each of these two elements is addressed as it relates to 1) decision making, 2) paperwork, 3) taxation and 4) civil matters.

Forms of Business Ownership

01/04/2017

When an entrepreneur starts out on his long journey of building a legacy with his business; he almost immediately focuses on the legal status of his business.   His thoughts include:  ‘Should I become a limited liability company or an [...]

Business Trusts

12/21/2016

The common law definition of a business is an investment of capital or property by individuals which creates the means to carry on towards the goal of generating a profit.   Every state recognizes different legal formats to conduct business.   [...]

The Sole Proprietorship – The Basics

12/30/2012

Of the four business entity types, the sole proprietorship is by far the most flexible and easiest to manage.  There are very few drawbacks.  In the world of business, the key is to maximize profit with the least amount of risk.  Each of these [...]

Self-Employment Tax: You Can Stop Staring At Me Now!

11/28/2012

I was in the attic once hunting down a noise, of course it was at night and I don’t have any lights in the attic to assist me.  So, I grabbed my son’s Boy Scout Flashlight that mounts on your forehead and headed up to find a raccoon staring at [...]