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Sole Proprietorship
(Know the requirements, advantages, disadvantages)

Requirements: Name of business and location, company stationery (letterheads), legal and financial consequence, level of risks owners want to take

Advantage: total management by the owner, possible tax adv. with business expenses being deducted from income business.

Disadvantage: owner is liable for company's debt, being sued means owner's income, property an other assets can e seized

Taxes - No Seperate federal tax return filed or taxed incurrred

- File schedule C (Form 1040)-Profit and losses from sole proprietoriship every business
quarter

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General or Limited Partnership
(Know the requirements, advantages, disadvantages)

Requirements: Two or more people in managements, profits and risk of business.
Income is shared and reported on personal taxes
Advantage: Liability for malpractice is limited to the person repsonsible
Limited Liability Partnership