Anonymous asked in Business & FinanceSmall Business · 9 years ago

How to start a business?

How can I start a small business? Do you know a company that could give a small capital?

5 Answers

  • 9 years ago
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    Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more.

    Step 1: Write a Business Plan

    Use these tools and resources to create a business plan. This written guide will help you map out how you will start and run your business successfully.

    Step 2: Get Business Assistance and Training

    Take advantage of free training and counseling services, from preparing a business plan and securing financing, to expanding or relocating a business.

    Step 3: Choose a Business Location

    Get advice on how to select a customer-friendly location and comply with zoning laws.

    Step 4: Finance Your Business

    Find government backed loans, venture capital and research grants to help you get started.

    Step 5: Determine the Legal Structure of Your Business

    Decide which form of ownership is best for you: sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), corporation, S corporation, nonprofit or cooperative.

    Step 6: Register a Business Name ("Doing Business As")

    Register your business name with your state government.

    Step 7: Get a Tax Identification Number

    Learn which tax identification number you'll need to obtain from the IRS and your state revenue agency.

    Step 8: Register for State and Local Taxes

    Register with your state to obtain a tax identification number, workers' compensation, unemployment and disability insurance.

    Step 9: Obtain Business Licenses and Permits

    Get a list of federal, state and local licenses and permits required for your business.

    Step 10: Understand Employer Responsibilities

    Learn the legal steps you need to take to hire employees.

  • 9 years ago

    Starting a business can be tricky if you don't have the right tools. Infinity Capital Funding offers a great program from a working capital loan and merchant cash advance. Visit to find out more and good luck on your business.

  • 6 years ago

    You should know yourself better to understand how begin your business. Use a paper to write things about yourself let the title of that paper be "Who am i ?", write every thing you can know about yourself.

    Turnover the paper, and write things that you think you are good at it or you like it, and things you think you are bad at it or you dislike it, and don t waste more time, then analyze it. At the end of the page mention four to six products affecting on you.

    You should answer some questions before starting your business. First question what is the lifestyle you like or dislike in your business?. The second question is what habits you want to be in the people that you

  • 6 years ago

    Check out the Startup Money app on Android. It has links to lots of companies that provide funding to new businesses.

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  • 5 years ago

    How do you start a gift shop?

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