NAWBO Cleveland Qualifications
Qualifications for Membership
NAWBO’s Definition of Business Owner
To be qualified for a NAWBO membership you must meet the follow criteria:
A business owner must be a sole proprietor, commissioned agent, broker, independent contractor, shareholder in a corporation or consultant that:
1. is established as either a sole proprietor or self-employed, or is a partner in a Partnership, LLC, or is an officer of a Corporation or S Corp
2. Files a schedule C or F, receives IRA Tax Form 1099 from clients or files corporate or partnership tax returns.
In addition, the business owner must maintain an office (including home offices) or a business facility and must be involved in the policy-making process and overall day-to-day management of the business.