A Business is an economic activity to create Wealth & Profits by distribution of Services and Goods.

Since the business strategy includes very wide activities; Therefore the business activity divided into two categories ‘Industry’ and ‘Commerce’. Industrial activity will subject to involved in production of goods and manufacturing, while Commerce encompasses the domain of services offered in business.

One of oldest form of business is Sole Proprietorship. ‘Sole’ term signifies individualist that ensures business is being owned, control and managed by an individual.  It have several advantages and disadvantages to be understood. But majorly proprietorship is being an entrepreneurship, needed innovation and risk as a characteristic quality to lead in business activity.

The ease of Proprietorship is being a very popular in term of easiest business structure formation as Solely owned profits and incorporate little small business administration needed. It will be very less cumbersome to did not share a reports to partners, stock holders and board members.


i. Single Ownership

ii. No sharing of Profit and Loss

iii. One-man’s Capital

iv. One-man Control

v. Unlimited Liability

vi. Less legal formalities


  • Easy to Form and Wind up
  • Quick Decision and Prompt Action
  • Better Control
  • Maintenance of Business Secrets
  • Flexibility in Operation
  • Easy Taxable


  1. Limited Capital
  2. Unlimited Liability
  3. Limited Size
  4. Lack of Managerial Expertise

In the end the sole proprietorship is being simple to incorporated by simple services and products, small risk involvement and related to skill development activities.


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