CorpNet’s “How to start a business Checklist” is a free guide written by the business attorneys at The guide is available to help get you and your new business started on the right track. It includes everything from naming your business to writing a marketing plan. It’s the information you need to position your new business for long-term, sustainable success.

The Guide Covers the Following Key Items

  • Naming Your Business
  • Protecting Your Business
  • Developing a Written Business Plan
  • Obtaining Office, Retail or Manufacturing Space, Furniture,
  • Building Your Outside Team: Finding the Right Help
  • Building Your Inside Team: Hiring Employees
  • Education Yourself on Laws and Regulations affecting Employers
  • Obtaining Business Licenses and Permits
  • Getting a Tax ID Number
  • Buying Business Insurance
  • Opening a Bank Account
  • Arranging Financing
  • Keeping Your Entity in Corporate Compliance
  • Setting up a Proper Record keeping and Financial Management
  • Preparing a Marketing Plan and Materials

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