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Proprietorship

A business structure in which an individual and his/her company are considered a 

Single

 entity for 

Tax

 and 

Liability

 purposes. A 

Proprietorship

 is a company which is not registered with the state as a limited 

Liability

 company or corporation. The owner does not pay income 

Tax

 separately for the company, but he/she reports business income or losses on his/her individual income tax 

Return

. The owner is inseparable from the proprietorship, so he/she is 

Liable

 for any business 

Debt

. also called 

Sole proprietorship

.



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Inc.

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Liability

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Liable

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Limited Liability Company

,

Own

,

Proprietor

,

Proprietorship

,

Register

,

Return

,

Ratio

,

Repo

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Single

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Sole proprietorship

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Tax

,

Tax return


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Allowance for depreciation

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Average accounting return

,

Adjustable rate

,

Above par

,

After-tax basis

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Accumulated earnings tax

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Alien corporation

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Aggregate corporation

,

Annual return

,

Add-on service

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

After-tax contributions

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Abusive tax shelter

,

After-tax

,

Alternative Minimum Tax

,

Amended return

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Back pay

,

Below the line

,

Burn rate

,

Bank holding company

,

Below par

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Business cycle

,

Beneficial owner

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

Business credit

,

Business finance companies

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Buy-side

,

Before-tax income

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital liability

,

Capital loss

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Current debt

,

Checkbook register

,

Current income

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Capital structure

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion ratio

,

Convertible debt

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Clearing corporation

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Casualty loss

,

Closed corporation

,

Contingent liability

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Consumer debt

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Credit limit

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Capital gains tax

,

Capital loss carryover

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Consolidated tax return

,

Cup and handle

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Debt service coverage

,

Deferred tax

,

Deposit in transit

,

Debt

,

Debt capital

,

Debt-equity swap

,

Debt financing

,

Debt limit

,

Debt market

,

Debt shelf

,

Dual currency bond

,

Dual listing

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Diminishing return

,

Discount rate

,

Daily trading limit

,

Domestic corporation

,

Dual life insurance

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Debt consolidation

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt retirement

,

Debt service

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Disposable income

,

Earnings report

,

Effective debt

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange rate

,

Effective par

,

Economic growth rate

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Effective tax rate

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Expected return

,

Equitable owner

,

Exercise limit

,

Exercise ratio

,

Estate tax

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

Earned income tax credit

,

Estimated tax

,

Excess profits tax

,

Excise tax

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

First call date

,

Fixed income

,

Fixed income equivalent

,

Fixed-income arbitrage

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Foreign Debt

,

Fluctuation limit

,

Foreign corporation

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Finance company

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Funded debt

,

Free and clear

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Federal tax lien

,

Flat tax

,

Franchise tax

,

Gross income

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Gross National Debt

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Gift tax

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holding company

,

Holder in due course

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity debt

,

Hidden tax

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Income statement

,

Income bond

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

In-house

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income coverage

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Income distribution

,

Inflation rate

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Individual policy pension trust

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income fund

,

Income risk

,

Investment company

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Income property

,

Inheritance tax

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Income exclusion rule

,

Individual tax return

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Junior debt

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Joint return

,

Joint tax return

,

Last In First Out

,

Liability

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Limited risk

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Limit price

,

Limit down

,

Limit move

,

Limit up

,

Lock-limit

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Limited company

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Long-term debt

,

Legal entity

,

Liable

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Load-adjusted return

,

Leading the market

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Loss carryover

,

Luxury tax

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual company

,

Mezzanine debt

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Margin rate

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Monetizing debt

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage debt

,

Mortgage rate

,

Management company

,

Married filing separately

,

Mill rate

,

Mean return

,

Market return

,

Master limited partnership

,

Net income

,

Net income multiplier

,

Net Operating Income

,

Nominal rate

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Net capital ratio

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

National Debt

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Nonrecourse debt

,

No-load

,

Non-resident alien tax

,

Naked call

,

No-load stock

,

Nonstock Corporation

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

Overhead ratio

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Other income

,

Operating rate

,

Offshore company

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Owner financing

,

Open-end management company

,

Option income fund

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Out of the money

,

Own

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

Ordinary income

,

Ordinary loss

,

Overlapping debt

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open repo

,

Overnight repo

,

Owner-employee

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Par bond

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Phantom income

,

Preferred debt

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Public purpose bond

,

Payment for order flow

,

Public limited partnership

,

Purpose loan

,

Payout ratio

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Private debt

,

Productivity report

,

Price limit

,

Policy limit

,

Public company

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Prime rate fund

,

Position limit

,

Premium income

,

Passive income

,

Passive loss

,

Property tax

,

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Progressive tax

,

Proportional tax

,

Proprietor

,

Proprietorship

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper loss

,

Put/call ratio

,

Private limited partnership

,

Quarterly report

,

Quick turn

,

Register

,

Reports and Records

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Reserve ratio

,

Rate covenant

,

Registered coupon bond

,

Registered security

,

Return

,

Reading the tape

,

Registered Representative

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Rate of exchange

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Round turn

,

Registered Retirement Savings Plan

,

Ratio

,

Red herring

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Registered options principal

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Regressive tax

,

Ratio analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Repo

,

Reverse repo

,

Resyndication limited partnership

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Single-entry bookkeeping

,

Savings and Loan

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Sovereign debt

,

Spot rate

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop-loss

,

Savings rate

,

Supply-side economics

,

Swap rate

,

Single stock futures

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Separate account

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Summary annual report

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Senior debt

,

Single-payment loan

,

Start rate

,

Subordinated debt

,

Selling the spread

,

Single option

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

SEP Plan

,

Single-employer plan

,

Single-life annuity

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Social Security Tax

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Sales tax

,

S Corporation

,

Self-employment tax

,

Separate tax returns

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Single

,

Sin tax

,

Sole proprietorship

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Tax anticipation note

,

Tax-exempt bond

,

Tax renevue anticipation note

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Total return

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tax haven

,

Tax

,

Tax schedule

,

Total return index

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Teaser rate

,

TED spread

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tax-free bond fund

,

Tax-managed fund

,

Tax lien

,

Tax roll

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Transfer tax

,

Tax deferral

,

Tax-deferred

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxable income

,

Tax-advantaged

,

Tax audit

,

Tax base

,

Tax basis

,

Tax bracket

,

Tax-deductible

,

Tax deduction

,

Tax-efficient

,

Tax evasion

,

Tax-exempt

,

Tax identification number

,

Tax loss carryback

,

Tax loss carryforward

,

Tax lot

,

Tax planning

,

Tax preference item

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Tax return

,

Tax sale

,

Tax shelter

,

Tax shield

,

Tax swap

,

Tax tables

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Underlying debt

,

Unlimited tax bond

,

Unemployment rate

,

Umbrella liability insurance

,

Uncovered call

,

Unified Tax Credit

,

Unrealized loss

,

Variable rate

,

Variable ratio write

,

Variable ratio plan

,

Value Added Tax

,

Venture capital limited partnership

,

With interest

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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