10 steps to start your business

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. Read on to learn about each step.

  1. Conduct market research
  2. Write your business plan
  3. Fund your business
  4. Pick your business location
  5. Choose a business structure
  6. Choose your business name
  7. Register your business
  8. Get federal and state tax IDs
  9. Apply for licenses and permits
  10. Open a business bank account

The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) has tons of tips on opening your own business. Check out the SBA and read the full article: https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/10-steps-start-your-business

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