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An LLC is the best option as it protects you from any liability for work you've performed under the name of the company. The LLC also provides tax benefits that a sole proprietorship will not.
I'm not a CPA, so I can't swear that the taxation will be exactly the same. However, both a sole proprietorship and an LLC do use pass-through taxation.
The biggest difference in the two is protection from liability. A sole proprietorship provides no protection while an LLC provides absolute individual immunity from actions performed by the LLC except from criminal actions.
I would definitely recommend an LLC over any other type of legal business entity. It offers the most protection whether you're a single member entity or a billion dollar operation.