Is it hard to be self employed in New York?

I want to be self employed due to health problems that would get in the way or cause me suffering with a normal job. But I hear the taxes are pretty difficult? I wanted to sell things online. I already am a hobby artist that makes Bismuth crystals, jewelry, and artworks. And I breed geckos that I sell to the local... show more I want to be self employed due to health problems that would get in the way or cause me suffering with a normal job. But I hear the taxes are pretty difficult? I wanted to sell things online. I already am a hobby artist that makes Bismuth crystals, jewelry, and artworks. And I breed geckos that I sell to the local pet shop for $100 each. They make about 10 eggs a month. Would setting up an online store be too difficult? Would health insurance be too expensive?
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