NO not at all ... sole proprietor is actually what the IRS calls a disregarded entity, meaning that you just file a schedule C - a schedule of the1040, (to report income and business expenses) that simply flows to line 12 of the 1040 (personal tax return) - Business income or loss
the chapter 13 ( designed as a fresh start, a Federal statute, allowing one to escape the typical debtor/creditor law of the various states) of title 11 of the bankruptcy code - allows you to do essentially whatever you want ... in terms of starting new businesses, etc (Credit bureaus may not allow for a lot of credit at first - although Bankruptcy CAN generate new credit more quickly than than those with BAD credit that do nothing about it) - your bankruptcy does not in any way stop you from doing all the things that the constitution gives you the right to do ... start businesses, own assets, etc
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And again, No, there is no problem working as a sole proprietor after before or during Bankruptcy.
The bank asked me to get a TIN for my business (sole p) to open a business checking account, but online filing does not do a TIN but an EIN. What is the difference, which one is right for this type of business?
I now have a business licence with my state.