In the US; I started new ventures as a sole proprietor - using my name and SS for all the formation.
Using your own name, you did not have to register a fictitious name with the town/county or state.
Using your personal SS number, this was acceptable for tax purposes; not in Peru (it appears).
These are the legal forms of corporations that I see on the Internet:
* CORPORATION - S.A.
* CLOSED CORPORATION - S.A.C.
* OPEN CORPORATION - S.A.A.
* SOCIEDAD COLECTIVA (GENERAL PARTNERSHIP
* SOCIEDAD en COMANDITA (LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
* SOCIEDAD CMERCIAL de RESONSABILIDAD LIMITADA - S.R.L. (LIMITED LIABILITY COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP)
* SOCIEDAD CIVIL (CIVIL COMPANY)
In the US, you have just a few options for your corporation & in the charter; you identify your business.
But back to my post; a SALES business (in the start-up phase) is best served by a SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP:
1. The business has no costly fees to the State; can be established in a few hours (no attys. needed).
2. As there is no need for a formal OFFICE; no need for town/county/state - zoning approval.
3. Virtually everything is handled thru the "greatest invention of all time" - the Internet!
4. Sales meeting and reporting can all be handled with various Internet forums; you can be in Hawaii and still conduct business. I wish this were an option in Peru; maybe it is?
Business people, expats, etc. - please help me to understand how to do business - SIMPLY - in Peru.
Your comments and suggestions are tremendously valued by me (possibly others),