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Q: Steps in Opening a Business ( Answered,   2 Comments )
Subject: Steps in Opening a Business
Category: Business and Money > Small Businesses
Asked by: schovelnote-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 15 Nov 2004 11:33 PST
Expires: 15 Dec 2004 11:33 PST
Question ID: 429302
i need basic information in steps how a business is setup. something
very brief and clear, just to give me an overview, not a walkthrough
or a detailed guide.

Request for Question Clarification by hammer-ga on 15 Nov 2004 11:36 PST
What kind of a business, and in what country?

- Hammer

Clarification of Question by schovelnote-ga on 15 Nov 2004 11:38 PST
i guess that i shouldnt have jumped into this without details.

im thinking of some sort of an online business that either offers
service and/or small products (ex: perfume, etc) with an office
located in United States.

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 15 Nov 2004 11:49 PST
Hello schovelnote-ga,

Have a look at this "Online Business 101" page:

Note that you have to click through several pages to read the entire
article here.  And there are also links to pleny of additional related
material that might be of interest.

After you've looked it over, and had a bit of time to crystallize your
thoughts, let us know what sort of additional information you would
like as an answer to your question.

Thanks...and good luck.


Clarification of Question by schovelnote-ga on 15 Nov 2004 11:59 PST
what i really wanted is to know what sort of legal paper work i need
to do, and how do i report business taxes, and what forms do i file,
Subject: Re: Steps in Opening a Business
Answered By: hammer-ga on 17 Nov 2004 05:47 PST
When I started my business, I contacted the local Small Business
Administration office and the local chapter of Service Corps of
Retired Executives(SCORE). They met with me and provided lots of great
free advice and also a complete start-up kit with all the forms I
needed for federal, state, and local filing requirements. They were
extremely helpful.

The SBA website also provides a lot of the info electronically,
including startup kits. There is lots of free information and
downloadable forms.
Small Business Administration

To get information tailored for your locality, go to the site for the
local SBA office for your area.

You can find contact information for your local chapter of SCORE at
the SCORE website.

Good luck with your new business!

- Hammer
Subject: Re: Steps in Opening a Business
From: tar_heel_v-ga on 15 Nov 2004 11:38 PST
Small Business Kit for Dummies
Subject: Re: Steps in Opening a Business
From: tar_heel_v-ga on 15 Nov 2004 11:39 PST

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