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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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


Podcast: The Home-Based Business

The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketin Read more


A Guide to the S Corporation

June 4, 2015,

Of all the business entities someone could form, the S corporation is likely the most widely misunderstood. This is because the S corp is more tax designation than actual business entity.


9 Tax Scams to Watch Out for This Year

March 10, 2015,

While everyone starts to think about taxes, here’s something else to worry about: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released a list of popular tax scams that are targeting taxpayers, including small business owners.


Tax Time: A Guide to Completing the Schedule C

January 29, 2015,

If you operate a sole proprietorship or single-member limited liability company (LLC), tax time can be worrisome, especially if you’re doing your own taxes. But before the cold sweat and anxiety of the tax season gives you a clammy embrace, make sure you know what you need to complete your Schedule C tax return.