Starting a Business

Steps to Starting a Business

  • Raise start-up money
  • Choose between a sole proprietorship, partnership or LLC
  • Get licenses and permits
  • Buy or sell a business or franchise
  • Negotiate a favorable lease
  • Insure your business
  • Hire independent contractors safely
  • Understand small business tax rules
  • Pick and protect a good name
  • Resolve legal disputes
  • Adopt the best customer policies
  • Enter into strong contracts
  • Cope with financial problems



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