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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How to Calculate and Pay Estimated Taxes as a Sole Proprietor

If you run your business as a sole proprietor, you may need to pay estimated taxes to the IRS throughout the year. Read more

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Questions Freelancers Should Ask a Tax Preparer

Are you a freelancer who doesn’t have or need a CPA but wants someone to do your taxes? Print out, and complete this checklist for each candidate you consider. Read more

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Checklist: Tax Preparation for Freelancers

Having the necessary documents organized before you meet with your tax preparer can speed up the filing process. Read more

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Corporation or Partnership Tax Return Preparation Checklist

Preparing personal income taxes can be stressful, but doing business tax returns can be even more confusing. Read more

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Are You Ready for Takeoff? Checklist

Is your startup ready for launch? Give your new business the best chance of success by making sure you have all of these elements in place before you open for business. Read more