proprietor

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proprietor

1. an owner of an unincorporated business enterprise
2. a person enjoying exclusive right of ownership to some property
3. US history a governor or body of governors of a proprietary colony
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Among sole proprietors, most owners say they don't have a PCA in place to cover unforeseen events such as death or disability When sole proprietors with employees were asked what they were doing to develop future leaders, 52% answered "Nothing.
I highly recommend this book to both men and women, especially entrepreneurs who plan to operate as sole proprietors or as one-member LLCs.
While the workers' comp laws are beneficial to employees since they provide medical benefits and disability income payments if employees are injured on the job, the premiums for workers' compensation insurance in the construction industry have become so high that many sole proprietors are unable to pay them.
Tens of thousands of sole proprietors in the New York City metro area are uninsured because health insurance options in the past have been cost prohibitive or inaccessible," says Vince Ashton, Executive Director, HealthPass.
A significant amount of time and resources are necessary for a small firm to formally operate in a global, strategic-focused arena," points out Jim Carr, chairman of the Indiana CPA Society board of directors and a sole proprietor for the past 17 years in northwest Indiana who provides a wide range of services to individuals and small businesses.
1, 2006--and it excludes sole proprietors and small firms employing no more than four CPAs.
Many affiliations allow the sole proprietor to contract with a competitor to conduct a particular service directly for the client.
Wilson said the legislation provides ``a sensible balance between our desire to reach our full potential without forsaking the need to respect our standing as a fellow inhabitant, not sole proprietor, of this planet.
Online sellers saw an even bigger gain: The average sole proprietor who sold on a major eCommerce site sold $440 this year versus $100 last year over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Both Title IV and the Code describe the "employer" of a sole proprietor or partner; see 29 USC Section 1301 (b)(1) ("An Individual who owns the entire interest in an unincorporated trade or business is treated as his own employer, and a partnership is treated as the employer of each partner who is an employee within the meaning of [[section]401(c)(1) of [the IRC].
Cons: The sole proprietor is responsible for 100% of all business debts and obligations.
For example, if a sole proprietor whose assets have a fair market value of $600,000 and a basis of $200,000 wants to incorporate his business, the $400,000 gain would not be recognized.