Join Martha Garzon for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps: Finding professional support, part of Running a Web Design Business: Defining Your Business Structure.
…At this point,…you should be pretty familiar with the available business structures.…So, what's next?…My advice is to go talk with a professional in your area and…discuss your options, questions, and concerns.…Check out this website.…The SBA provides free one-on-one business consultations at…small business development centers across the United States.…These free sessions are funded by the government and…universities to help individuals start a new business.…
You can search for local resources by zip code.…You can also consult with a private accountant or lawyer.…Definitely take your time to find the right person.…First, ask your friends and family if they recommend a reliable lawyer or CPA.…if they can't, don't be afraid to shop around.…Generally, the first consultation with a CPA is free.…However, you probably will have to pay if you want to speak with a lawyer.…Do some online research to verify that any lawyer or…accountant you are considering has a valid state license.…
Then set up some appointments.…By the way, many professionals will be happy to do every single part of…
- Understanding your business-structure options
- Choosing your business structure using five key questions
- Establishing business names and fictitious business names
- Obtaining local licenses and permits
- Applying for city/county tax receipts
- Opening a business bank account
- Understanding state and federal taxes
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Business Structures
2. Sample Businesses
3. Forming a Sole Proprietorship
4. Forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC)
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