Selecting a Business Structure

The structure of a business affects taxation, legal and financial liability as well as decision-making authority. Before selecting a business structure, you should consult either to Ozg or your nearest attorney and/or accountant as each structure carries with it unique legal and tax consequences.

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Business Structures

A sole proprietorship is a business that is owned and operated by an individual. The owner is personally and legally responsible for his or her actions.  All profit or loss from a sole proprietorship belongs to the owner.

A general partnership is formed by two or more persons who agree to contribute money, labor, and/or skill to a business and to share its profits, losses, and management.  All partners typically are held legally responsible for their own actions and the actions of the other partners.

A limited liability partnership, or LLP has only general partners, but nonetheless affords protection from personal liability.

A corporation is a separate legal entity from the individuals who form it and its owners. Owners are generally protected from personal liability.

A Private limited company

A Public Limited Company

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