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This is a terrible idea for numerous reasons. You will be personally liable for any defects in the work. If you get dragged into court, it can ruin you for life. You will be unable to take advantage of tax benefits that would accrue to you if you incorporated. Various business-only services would be inaccessible to you (like a business bank account, lines of credit, etc.). Also, good luck getting health care in the US as an individual.

I didn't say it was a great idea... just that a registration is not necessary to conduct business. In American common (and civil) law, the right to conduct business belongs to the individual as well as the corporation.

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