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Title:
Sole proprietorship : small business start-up kit
Author:
Sitarz, Dan, 1948-
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Publication Information:
Carbondale, Ill : Nova, 2000.
Physical Description:
287 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780935755794
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Everything necessary to set up a small business sole proprietorship in any state.


Author Notes

Daniel Sitarz is a business attorney


Table of Contents

List of Forms-on-CDp. 10
Prefacep. 14
Introductionp. 15
How to Use This Bookp. 15
How to Use the Forms-on-CDp. 16
System Requirementsp. 16
Installationp. 17
Forms-on-CD Software Licensing Agreementp. 20
Chapter 1 Deciding to Start Business As a Sole Proprietorshipp. 21
Sole Proprietorshipp. 22
Partnershipp. 24
Corporationsp. 26
C-Corporationp. 27
S-Corporationp. 29
Limited Liability Companyp. 30
Chapter 2 Business Start-up Checklistp. 32
Chapter 3 Developing a Business Planp. 34
Business Plan Worksheetp. 35
Preparing Your Business Planp. 42
Preparing Your Executive Summaryp. 42
Sample Executive Summaryp. 43
Compiling Your Business Planp. 45
Chapter 4 Developing a Marketing Planp. 47
Business Marketing Worksheetp. 48
Chapter 5 Developing a Financial Planp. 52
Business Financial Worksheetp. 53
Preparing a Profit and Loss Statementp. 56
Estimated Profit and Loss Statementp. 58
Preparing a Balance Sheetp. 60
Current Balance Sheetp. 62
Chapter 6 Operating a Sole Proprietorshipp. 63
Formation of a Sole Proprietorshipp. 63
Sole Proprietorship Propertyp. 64
Sole Proprietorship Liabilityp. 64
Sole Proprietorship Books and Recordsp. 65
Chapter 7 Sole Proprietorship Paperworkp. 66
Chapter 8 Pre-Start-up Activitiesp. 68
Pre-Start-up Worksheetp. 70
Pre-Start-up Checklistp. 72
Chapter 9 Sole Proprietorship Planp. 73
Sole Proprietorship Plan Checklistp. 74
Sample Sole Proprietorship Planp. 77
Chapter 10 Registration of Sole Proprietorship Namep. 79
Statement of Intention to Conduct Business Under an Assumed or Fictitious Namep. 81
Chapter 11 Employee Documentsp. 82
General Employment Contractp. 84
Independent Contractor Agreementp. 86
Contractor/Subcontractor Agreementp. 88
Chapter 12 Business Financial Record-Keepingp. 90
Understanding Financial Recordsp. 91
The Balance Sheetp. 92
The Profit and Loss Statementp. 95
Accounting Methodsp. 97
Accounting Systemsp. 97
Accounting Periodsp. 98
Financial Record-Keeping Checklistp. 99
Chapter 13 Business Accountsp. 100
Income Accountsp. 102
Expense Accountsp. 104
Asset and Liability Accountsp. 106
Chart of Accountsp. 108
Tracking Business Assetsp. 110
Current Assetsp. 110
Inventoryp. 113
Physical Inventory Reportp. 114
Periodic Inventory Reportp. 116
Cost of Goods Soldp. 118
Fixed Assetsp. 120
Fixed Asset Accountp. 123
Tracking Business Debtsp. 125
Accounts Payable Recordp. 126
Long Term Debtsp. 128
Tracking Business Expensesp. 130
Weekly Expense Recordp. 131
Monthly Expense Summaryp. 133
Annual Expense Summaryp. 135
Tracking Business Incomep. 137
Tracking Cashp. 138
Weekly Cash Reportp. 138
Monthly Cash Report Summaryp. 140
Tracking Incomep. 142
Weekly Income Recordp. 142
Monthly Income Summaryp. 144
Annual Income Summaryp. 146
Tracking Credit Salesp. 148
Monthly Credit Sales Recordp. 148
Credit Sales Aging Reportp. 150
Invoices and Statementsp. 152
Invoicep. 152
Statement and Past Due Statementp. 154
Credit Memop. 157
Chapter 14 Business Payrollp. 159
Setting Up Your Payrollp. 160
Quarterly Payroll Time Sheetp. 161
Employee Payroll Recordp. 163
Payroll Depository Recordp. 165
Annual Payroll Summaryp. 167
Payroll Checklistp. 169
Chapter 15 Taxation of Sole Proprietorshipsp. 170
Sole Proprietorship Tax Forms Checklistp. 170
Sole Proprietorship Tax Schedulesp. 171
IRS Form SS-4: Application for Employer Identification Numberp. 173
IRS Form 1040-ES: Estimated Tax for Individualsp. 177
IRS Form 1040-SS: Self-Employment Taxp. 184
IRS Form 1040: U.S. Individual Tax Returnp. 192
IRS Schedule E: Supplemental Income and Lossp. 194
IRS Schedule D: Capitol Gains and Lossesp. 196
IRS Schedule C: Profit or Loss from Businessp. 198
IRS Schedule C-EZ: Net Profit from Businessp. 200
IRS Form 1096: Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returnsp. 202
IRS Form 1099-Misc: Miscellaneous Incomep. 205
IRS Form 940: Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Returnp. 207
IRS Form 940-EZ: Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Returnp. 209
IRS Form 941: Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Returnp. 211
IRS Form W-2: Wage and Tax Statementp. 214
IRS Form W-3: Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statementsp. 216
IRS Form W-4: Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificatep. 218
IRS Form 8822: Change of Addressp. 220
IRS Form 8829: Expenses for Business Use of Your Homep. 221
Chapter 16 Additional Legal Formsp. 222
Contractp. 223
Extension of Contractp. 224
Modification of Contractp. 225
Termination of Contractp. 226
Assignment of Contractp. 227
Consent to Assignment of Contractp. 228
Notice of Assignment of Contractp. 229
Notice of Breach of Contractp. 230
General Releasep. 231
Mutual Releasep. 232
Specific Releasep. 233
Release of Mechanic's Lienp. 234
Receipt in Fullp. 237
Receipt on Accountp. 237
Receipt for Goodsp. 237
Commercial Leasep. 238
Assignment of Leasep. 241
Consent to Assignment of Leasep. 242
Notice of Assignment of Leasep. 243
Amendment of Leasep. 244
Extension of Leasep. 245
Subleasep. 246
Consent to Subleasep. 248
Notice of Breach of Leasep. 249
Landlord's Notice to Terminate Leasep. 250
Personal Property Rental Agreement (Simple)p. 251
Personal Property Rental Agreement (Complex)p. 252
Contract for Sale of Personal Propertyp. 254
Bill of Sale, with Warrantiesp. 255
Bill of Sale, without Warrantiesp. 256
Bill of Sale, Subject to Debtp. 257
Contract for Sale of Real Estatep. 258
Option to Buy Real Estate Agreementp. 260
Quitclaim Deedp. 262
Warranty Deedp. 263
Appendix State Business Name Registrationp. 264
Glossary of Business, Legal, and Accounting Termsp. 280
Indexp. 286

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