业务设置的个人独资是最简单的形式,一个人可以参与。大多数企业、合伙企业和有限责任公司有限责任公司从个人独资,然后开始构建他们的前进(“形式的商业所有权”标准。1 – 2)。这里的人从事企业拥有的业务和业务将以他的名义注册。
合作如果由一组两个或两个以上的人组成,通过起草一个协议,形成一个公司作为一个独立的法律实体,公司名称,公司可以发行股票数量,名称和地址的股东,董事、股东公司的目的,和更多。这些都是所谓的法律文章中定义公司(“形式的商业所有权”标准。3 – 4)。
There are many forms of business ownership, each have their advantages and disadvantages. The legal implications and the initiative might decide the type of business ownership that a business minded person might choose for his business venture. The three main forms of business ownership are:
The sole proprietorship
The sole proprietorship is the simplest form of business setup that a person can engage in. Most corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies –LLC’s start from sole proprietorship and then build their way forward (“Forms of Business Ownership” par. 1-2). Here the person that is engaged in the business venture owns the business and the business will be registered under his name.
A partnership is when persons come together in a mutual agreement to run a business. The mutual agreement that they sign is called the partnership agreement and it has the details on the allocation of finances, sharing of profits and more. The partners in a partnership have some amount of protection from creditors. Dual taxation exemption is also available under the partnership. (“Forms of Business Ownership” par. 7).
Where a partnership if formed by a set of two or more people by drawing up an agreement, a corporation is formed as a separate legal entity with a corporate name, number of shares the corporation can issue, name and address of incorporators, directors, purpose of corporation, the shareholders and more. These are defined in what are called the legal articles of the corporation (“Forms of Business Ownership” par. 3-4).
Legal implications under the corporations are with respect to filings with IRS, attorney representing corporations exclusively and more.