Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.
With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.
FEINs are issued by the IRS. Understanding exactly what an FEIN is, why you need one, and how to acquire one should help relieve any anxieties you may have. Read more
With launching a new company comes the need to make many decisions. Among them: choosing a business structure. The type you select for your startup affects far more than whether or not your company’s name includes something like “LLC” or “Inc.” at the end of it.
At every stage of employment -- from placing job advertisements to conducting interviews -- you must comply with federal, state and even local anti-discrimination laws. Let’s take a closer look at what your applications can and can’t cover to ensure fairness and airtight legal compliance.
In the rush to get your employee up and running, don’t overlook the mandatory federal and state record-keeping requirements that apply to new hires. Here’s a handy to-do list.
As a freelancer, you may have heard that forming an LLC provides liability protection. While this is true, it is not an impenetrable shield.
16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 8: Business Licenses, Taxes and Insurance
In step 8 of the “16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time” eBook, we will cover business licenses, taxes and insurance.