A sole enterprise is usually engaged in trade, manufacturing or commerce business and has no legal personality. This legal structure is often chosen by young entrepreneurs wanting to establish a small business on their own. Everyone can start up a one-man business any time and start working right away. No dedicated seed capital is needed. However, the proprietor is liable for debts incurring from the one-man business with his personal assets.Incorporate now!
The name of a sole enterprise must include the family name oft he owner, with or without first name, as the essential content (e.g.: Miller Clocks).
Der Eintrag ins Handelsregister ist grundsätzlich bis zu einem Umsatz von CHF 100‘000 freiwillig. Es empfiehlt sich aber dennoch in jedem Fall ein Eintrag ins Handelsregister. Der Handelsregisterauszug wird immer wieder verlangt bzw. ist von grossem Nutzen: z.B. für die Eröffnung eines Bankkontos, Eröffnung eines Postfachs oder Schliessfachs, im internationalen Handelsverkehr, für einen eigenen Telefonanschluss etc.
In order to make use of your pension fund, there are few important things to consider. First of all, you have to prove to the competent social security office (SVA) that you are a self-employed person. It is necessary to fill in a form and submit additional documents as appropriate means of proof, e.g.:
- At least three offers to potential customers
- At least three invoices to customers
- Your professional business card
- Your professional letter head
- Website of your business
- Business plan
- Signed contracts (e.g.: lease of an apartment)
It is recommended to prepare a decent dossier containing the above documents and schedule an appointment with the social security office in order to submit it in person. In this way, the chances are higher that the social security office (SVA) will approve your self-employment status.We suggest contacting STARTUPS.CH. to make sure that you will not have any problems with the social security office (SVA).
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You should be advised by a specialist in this regard, so that there are no burocratic problems during the incorporation process. We therefore recommend the incorporation of your company via www.startups.ch.
When starting into self-employment, company founders usually deal with questions concerning the appropriate legal form, the liability, the company name, OASI/DI/IC, the commercial register, the taxes (VAT) and much more.
The experts at STARTUPS.CH teach you the basic knowledge about the most important topics around the company incorporation in the course "Founding a company".