“Covers a wide range of topics, from selecting a marketable name to small business laws, taxes and contracts.”
“Step-by-step legal guide that covers a wide range of topics.”
—Kansas City Star
“Very strongly recommended…simply outstanding business instructional guide.”
“Answers important questions, including whether to incorporate and how to price merchandise.”
—Real Simple magazine
The Small Business Start-Up Kit
Your one-stop guide to starting a small business
Get your start-up off the ground with the financial, legal, and practical tools needed to set up and run a small business.
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Want to start a business? Don’t know where to begin? The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to set up a small business in your state, while clearing state and local bureaucratic hurdles.
We’ll show you how to:
- choose between an LLC and other business structures
- write an effective business plan
- pick a winning business name and protect it
- get the proper licenses and permits
- manage finances and taxes
- hire and manage staff
- market your business effectively, online and off.
The 11th edition is updated with the latest legal and tax rules affecting small businesses, plus social media and e-commerce trends.
Are you a California resident? Check out The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California.