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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Should You Incorporate Your Business in Another State?

November 27, 2017,

Since where you incorporate can have real ramifications for your company, let’s look at some of the myths and realities of out-of-state incorporation.

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Incorporating Your Business

A little over 70 perecent of all American businesses are, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Read more

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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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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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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 8: Business Licenses, Taxes and Insurance

December 22, 2016

In step 8 of the “16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time” eBook, we will cover business licenses, taxes and insurance.

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What Startup Costs Can I Deduct on My Taxes?

December 21, 2016

Deducting business expenses on your taxes is one of the major perks of being a small business owner. But what if your business just started this year?

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10 Legal Steps Every Small Business Should Take – Small Business Legal Toolkit

SCORE is proud to partner with Rocket Lawyer to provide information and resources to help you with small business legal matters. Read more


Checklist: How to Incorporate a Sole Proprietorship

One of the most common business structures used to start a business is the sole proprietorship. Read more


9 Steps to Starting Your Own Nonprofit

If you are passionate about improving your community or desire to make a difference in the world, then forming a nonprofit corporation could be the right choice for you. Read more