Sole Proprietorship Company
This is the most easy business entity to establish in India. It doesn’t need its own Permanent Account Number (PAN) and the PAN of the owner (Proprietor) acts as the PAN for the Sole Proprietorship firm. Registrations with various government departments are required only on a need basis. For example, if the business provides services and service tax is applicable, then registration with the service tax department is required. Same is true for other indirect taxes like VAT, Excise etc.
It is not possible to transfer the ownership of a Sole Proprietorship from one person to another. Assets of such firm may be sold from one person to another. Proprietors of such firms have unlimited business liability. This means that owners personal assets can be attached to meet business liability claims.