Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more.
Use these tools and resources to create a business plan. This written guide will help you map out how you will start and run your business successfully.
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Take advantage of free training and counseling services, from preparing a business plan and securing financing, to expanding or relocating a business.
Question: Do you need coaching or mentoring in how to create a successful business?
Get advice on how to select a customer-friendly location and comply with zoning laws.
Question: Where will your business headquarters be located?
Find government backed loans, venture capital and research grants to help you get started.
Question: How do you plan to finance your business?
Decide which form of ownership is best for you: sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), corporation, S corporation, nonprofit or cooperative.
Question: What will the legal structure of your business be?
Register your business name with your state government.
Question: What will business be called?
Learn which tax identification number you'll need to obtain from the IRS and your state revenue agency.
Question: Do you need a tax ID number, or will you use your social security number?
Register with your state to obtain a tax identification number, workers' compensation, unemployment and disability insurance.
Question: Does your state require you to register with them?
Get a list of federal, state and local licenses and permits required for your business.
Question: What licenses and permits are required for you to legally do business?
Learn the legal steps you need to take to hire employees.
Question: Do you intend to hire employees?
We're going to do a live video conference on this module, which will allow you to ask follow-up questions and share ideas. Please come prepared to answer the questions for each step that you did above.