Sole Proprietors



Here's where you'll find information about the simplest business structure for a one-person business, the sole proprietorship. Learn how sole proprietorships are created, who can own a sole proprietorship, how they are taxed, and the risks of running a sole proprietorship.

Nolo has books, forms, and online applications to help you create and run your business. For a complete list of Nolo's small business products, see the  Small Business Products page.

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