Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.
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Essential Steps For Turning Your Hobby Into A Business

August 3, 2017,

Transforming your hobby into a profitable business can be accomplished when you do your due diligence and get your legal ducks in a row.

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How to Domesticate Your Business to Another State

April 17, 2017,

To form a business, you must file a charter document with the Secretary of State. But what should you do if you want to move your business to another state?

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What Are HSAs, and How Can They Help You Save on Taxes?

Would you like to enjoy tax savings while putting money aside for your healthcare costs, both now and in retirement? Read more

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How to Build a Global Supply Chain for Your Small Business

March 22, 2017,

Through the years, I’ve learned a lot about sourcing goods and materials from overseas. While it does take some finesse, I can tell it you that it’s well worth the effort.

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What Tax Deductions Can a Freelancer Take?

If you are a freelancer or considering becoming one, you probably have questions about what kinds of tax deductions you can take. Read more

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Tax Advantages of Incorporating Vs. Sole Proprietorship

There are a lot of decisions to make when starting a new business, but with so much on your plate, your legal business structure may have not made the list. Read more

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How to Choose a Tax Preparer

No matter what your scenario, there comes a time when you should consider hiring a professional tax preparer. Read more

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Federal Employer Identification Number: Everything You Need to Know

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

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The Top Three Considerations When Choosing Your Startup’s Business Structure

February 1, 2017,

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.

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LLCs for Freelancers: Understanding Liability Protection

January 6, 2017,

As a freelancer, you may have heard that forming an LLC provides liability protection. While this is true, it is not an impenetrable shield.

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8 Tax Credits Your Business May Be Eligible For

December 28, 2016

While deductions reduce your taxable income, tax credits reduce the tax you owe on a dollar-for-dollar basis.

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