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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5 Signs You Need to Reconsider Your Sole Proprietor Status

July 6, 2017,

Although the simplicity and affordability of running a business as a sole proprietorship may have attractive perks, there are reasons why you might benefit from forming an LLC (limited liability company) or corporation instead.

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Essential Steps for Hiring Your First Employee: Paperwork & Payroll

Making the transition from “solopreneur” to “business owner with employees” brings opportunities for growth – along with new challenges. Read more

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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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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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Infographic: Where's My Refund?

You’ve submitted your tax return only to find yourself wondering where exactly your refund is. Here are some key facts and actions you can take to help set your mind at ease. Read more

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3 Ways to Level Up Your Business in 2016

January 14, 2016,

As individuals, new year’s resolutions are a great way to level up. You take inventory of the previous year, and focus on the goals that’ll make you a better version of yourself. As a small business owner, you can also resolve to improve your business.

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Growing Business Means Growing Tax Bills

Business Planning Case Study: Goeins Williams Associates, Inc. SCORE and MassMutual know how important it is to get good advice. Read more