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From: Gautam Manandhar [mailto:Gautam_Manandhar(--nospam--at)] 
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 12:20 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Was Health Insurance for Engineers - Now incorporation


You indicated that your are a one-man team and are incorporated.  It is
my understanding that because you are a one man team, the protection
from loss of personal property generally provided by incorporating is
not avaialable for a one-man team.  Could you shed some light on the
benefits of incorporating.

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Prior to my reading Joran's reply I'd like to put in one of my own. I
was continually told by every CPA or attorney that cared to give me an
opinion on the matter--free or paid--that there really was no advantage
for a single-person practice to become incorporated. In fact, you avoid
a whole raft of expenses like business licensing and even payment of
fees for "company registration" that has become all the rage among many
states now (and is, IMO, just an excuse to badger you for more money;
"user fees" is the new taxation, often without representation since
often the enabling legislation doesn't address how much the fees ought
to be, leaving that up to the bureaucrats. But I digress).

Yet, just about every person I ask, that is in business, is

I have finally concluded that "incorporation" is sort of like having a
website or a set of business cards: It gives you a perception of

At least, no one, even among "the incorporated," has been able to
explain to me why they decided to incorporate other than in vague terms
like "it just seemed like I should."

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