Checklist for Starting a Business
A solid foundation is critical for minimizing surprises down the road. Whether you are starting a business or revisiting your foundation, there are some resources that will help you regardless of what state your business is based in. If you are looking for a checklist for starting a business, we have found the following resources to be most helpful. They address all key aspects of business startup.
Georgia SBDC Basics for Starting a Business
This manual, “An Overview to Starting Your Own Business”, is provided by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. It provides a very useful step-by-step introduction on important items to consider when starting a business. The manual is divided into 5 important sections: 1) Is my business idea feasible 2) how to legally operate a business 3) how to build a team 4) how to finance the business and 5) pulling it all together.
The goal of this manual is to guide you step-by-step on how to critically and objectively evaluate the feasibility of your business idea.
SBA Starting a Business Checklist
The U.S. Small Business Administration provides a comprehensive 10 step plan for starting a business. This 10 step plan helps you with initial business planning from writing a business plan, to financing, business registration, and making other key decisions about your business.
Choosing a legal entity For Your Business
When you are starting a business, you must choose the correct business entity for your business. The options are Sole Proprietorship, General Partnership, Limited Partnership, Corporation, or Limited Liability Company. This document describes each type of business entity, so you can choose the correct one for your business.
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