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Set up a Sole Proprietorship in VA

Q. I am considering to start a small business on part-time basis. I have concerns to use my personal name and SSN in the business practices. I did some initial research, and it looks like the Sole Proprietorship may meet my needs. How to set up one in Virginia?

A.

1. You may read these articles:

http://www.wikihow.com/Set-up-a-Sole-Proprietorship-in-Virginia


There are five types of Fictitious Trade Name Applications:

Individual/Sole Proprietorship (one owner) - Individual Trade Name Application

Partnership - Partnership Trade Name Application

Corporation - Corporation Trade Name Application

Limited Partnership - Limited Partnership Trade Name Application

Limited Liability Company - LLC Trade Name Application


You can use this one:

Individual/Sole Proprietorship (one owner) - Individual Trade Name Application


2. You can get your EIN from this website: www.irs.gov


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