Would you consider cooperating with a group of friends to create a business you all own equally?
Would you be okay with decisions about what services and product to provide being determined with input from all co-owners/workers?
Would you be okay with all co-owner/workers determining what to do with the profits (surplus) if the business is successful?
If you answered YES to all three of the preceding questions, you are practicing what Karl Marx called “communism”.
What the Soviet Union and so-called Communist China practiced was not communism, but “State Capitalism”