The Women s Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413325249
Release Date: 2018-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise--whether you're an artsy creative type, an independent consultant, or a Fortune 500-seeker. In addition to a breakdown of the common issues and concerns facing women entrepreneurs of every stripe, you'll find information and guidance on: drafting a solid business plan raising startup money, including through crowdfunding choosing a legal structure and hiring employees managing finances and taxes handling health insurance qualifying for special certification programs and contracts for women-owned businesses making the most of your website and social media, and marketing and branding your business on a budget. You'll also hear from successful women business owners whose insights will inform and inspire you. The book includes access (through a special link on Nolo.com) to a cash flow projection worksheet, partnership agreement, and other useful forms. GOLD winner, IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award, Business & Career category.

The Small Business Start Up Kit for California

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324778
Release Date: 2018-02-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Start a business in California with the best step-by-step guide available! If you dream of starting a business, but fear that without an MBA you'll get lost in the maze of government red tape, this is the handbook you need. The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California outlines how to set up your enterprise in the Golden State quickly and easily, pointing out the hurdles, fees, and essential forms along the way. Clear and straight to the point, the book explains in plain English how to choose between an LLC and other business structures, manage finances and taxes, market your business effectively online and off, and much more!

The Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324754
Release Date: 2018-02-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Start your business with confidence using the best step-by-step guide available! Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how or where to start. Sound familiar? This is the book you need. User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily, and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to choose between an LLC and other business structures, manage finances and taxes, market your business effectively online and off, and much more.

Legal Guide for Starting Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324075
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business laws without paying a fortune in legal fees. The book helps owners and managers successfully start and run a small business, from raising startup money to protecting personal assets to negotiating leases and contracts.

Legal Forms for Starting Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324877
Release Date: 2018-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Most small business owners, can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the legal documents they need in the course of day-to-day business. Now there's an affordable solution. Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business provides over 60 legal forms and documents and all the step-by-step instructions needed to use them. This collection of essential legal and business documents helps you: create contracts to buy, sell, rent, or store goods hire employees and consultants protect your trade secrets create noncompete agreements prepare an LLC operating agreement borrow and lend money buy a business lease commercial space prepare corporate bylaws record minutes of meetings buy real estate, and and much more. This edition is updated with the latest legal documents, contracts, and other forms you need to run your business smoothly, along with up-to-date best practices for business owners and managers. Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business includes all the information and instructions you need to complete and use your forms effectively.

The Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri H. Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315141
Release Date: 2010-02-22
Genre: Business & Economics

The best step-by-step guide to starting a business available! Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how to start. Sound familiar? This book can help. User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to: choose the best business structure write an effective business plan file the right forms in the right place price, bid and bill your projects draft and use contracts, online and off manage your finances be prepared for, and file, required taxes reach customers online The Small Business Start-Up Kit also includes all the forms and instructions you need both as tear-outs and on CD-ROM. The 6th edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest legal information affecting small business. Additionally, it includes 1) an updated chapter on financial management, which includes information on how to use technology to manage bookkeeping and other business aspects, 2) an updated e-business chapter which covers how to use social media to promote the business and, 3) updated material on the latest search engine optimization strategies to drive traffic to the business website.

The Small Business Start Up Guide

Author: Michael Giabrone
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402281334
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Filled with essential checklists, worksheets, and advice, The Small Business Start-Up Guide will get you up and running! The Small Business Start-Up Guide is a must-have for anyone starting a business. A complete overview of everything you need to know to start successfully, it will save you time, effort, and money. Discover: •Which business entity is right for you •How to formulate a complete business plan •The ins and outs of bank laons and government assistance •The pros and cons of franchising •Which professionals to consult and when •Everything you need to know about taxes and insurance Plus, get a great time-saving information, including: •A checklist of all the things you must do when starting a business •Many helpful resources, including worksheets and a complete list of state guidelines for starting a small business •Where to find the best sources of information concerning all of your specific business questions and concerns •Tips for finding loans and investors "The pluses and minuses for each type of organization a start-up can assume."—Wall Street Journal Right now is the time to start building the business you want!

3 Weeks to Startup

Author: Tim Berry
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 9781613080481
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Three weeks? Can you really start a business in three weeks? Yes, you can. Tim Berry, business planning expert and principal author of Business Plan Pro, the country’s bestselling business plan software, and Sabrina Parsons, co-founder of Palo Alto Software UK, unveil a new, more innovative business landscape and show you how to streamline your startup using the fastest resource in the world—the internet. Eliminate the exhausting, time-consuming legwork involved in traditional startup plans, and instead fast track your business using a wealth of online tools and services. Berry and Parsons help you build your business step by step, including establishing your business plan, making your business legal, financing your venture, hiring your staff and more—using online tools and resources at every stage. Discover how easy it is to reach your dream of opening your own business faster than you ever thought possible. Let the countdown begin—you’re just 3 weeks away from opening the doors to your new business!

The Women s Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri H. Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315295
Release Date: 2010-04-26
Genre: Business & Economics

Find out how to start and run a successful business, with specific emphasis on your concerns as a woman entrepreneur Approximately ten million U.S businesses are currently women-owned, and the number is growing at twice the national average for all businesses. As one of the millions of aspiring female small business owners, you know that there are specific issues and questions that need to be addressed when youíre setting up shop. The Womenís Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise, including: borrowing money and managing finances drafting an effective business plan how to become certified as a woman-owned business understanding and choosing a legal structure accessing resources available to women entrepreneurs through Women's Business Centers and microlenders taking your business online and developing an eBusiness handling small business tax issues balancing work life with family life marketing, hiring employees and much more The Womenís Small Business Start-Up Kit retains its focus on womenís business-related issues without devolving into stereotypes and never loses sight of the legal rules and fundamentals of starting and running your business. The book includes a CD with useful legal forms, such as a partnership agreement, and financial spreadsheets, such as cash flow projection, plus interviews with successful women who have started businesses. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.

Deduct It

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324143
Release Date: 2017-12-14
Genre: Business & Economics

Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2017 returns! Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions quickly, easily and legally. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel, meals, and entertainment home offices medical expenses under Obamacare equipment and inventory and more. Deduct It! shows you how to avoid problems with the IRS, such as having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. Includes the top and most valuable business deductions and how to claim them.

How to Write a Business Plan

Author: Mike McKeever
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323207
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Step-by-step advice on preparing a business plan You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, How to Write a Business Plan has helped fledgling entrepreneurs—from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms—write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a convincing business plan with realistic financial projections, effective marketing strategies, and overall business goals. You’ll learn how to: figure out if your business idea will make money determine and forecast cash flow create profit and loss forecasts prepare marketing and personnel plans find potential sources of financing, and present your well-organized plan to lenders and other backers. The 13th edition is updated to reflect best practices for raising money (from SBA loans to equity crowdfunding).

Working for Yourself

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323702
Release Date: 2017-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Self employed? Or ready to be your own boss? This book is for you! Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need to start your business off on the right foot--and run it successfully. Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, consultant, or considering self-employment, it all adds up to the same thing: you need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Get all the information you need to know to: obtain necessary permits and licenses determine how much to charge your clients write legally binding contracts and avoid unfair ones qualify for independent contractor tax treatment make the most of your tax deductions and comply with strict IRS rules get benefits (including health coverage) and insurance keep accurate records in case you get audited, and make sure you’re paid in full and on time. The 10th edition is completely revised to provide the up-to-date information you need, including recent changes in tax law and business practices (from pricing services to buying insurance).

Start a Business in Florida

Author: Mark Warda Warda
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 9781572485389
Release Date: 2006-04-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Simplify the Start-Up Process Starting a new business can be one of the most exciting things you will ever do-as well as one of the most overwhelming. To ensure the future success of your enterprise, take the time to properly establish yourself right from the start. Let Start a Business in Florida help you start your dream business headache and hassle-free. Learn how to: - Develop a Complete Business Plan - Register with State Authorities - Establish a Proper Tax Payment System - Market Your Business for Success Essential documents you need to: - Create a Brand-New Business - Avoid Problems with the IRS - Hire Employees - Comply with State and Federal Regulations - And much more . . .

Steps to Small Business Start Up

Author: Linda Pinson
Publisher: Out of Your Mind & into the
ISBN: 0944205593
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

A business classic that has been guiding new entrepreneurs through the process of launching their businesses for more than a quarter of a century, this book has now been revised to feature the most up-to-date information, forms, examples, and worksheets. It emphasizes all of the mechanics of the start-up, including choosing a business, legal structure, location, and DBAs. Additional chapters cover home-based business, proprietary rights, financing options, bookkeeping, and cash flow. Offering indispensable advice for marketing, Internet operation, and business planning, it is positioned to remain a favorite for business education by universities, colleges, technical schools, and small business development centers.

Tax Savvy for Small Business

Author: Frederick W. Daily
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413319477
Release Date: 2013-11-12
Genre: Business & Economics

The essential small business tax strategy book for the savvy entrepreneur Named "Best Tax Book" by Entrepreneur magazine Understanding the tax system is vital to the health of every small business. Virtually every decision a business makes has tax consequences that can affect its bottom line and the IRS is always watching. Develop the best tax plan for your small business, learn the ins and outs of the tax code, and create comprehensive strategies to get back the most from the IRS with this all in one guide. Tax Savvy for Small Business provides essential information that will free up your time and money for what counts running your business effectively. Completely updated for 2013 returns, it explains how to: - choose the best business entity - deduct current and capitalized expenses - write off long term assets - keep records that will head off trouble with the IRS - get tax breaks from business losses - deal with payroll taxes - negotiate payment plans for late taxes - handle an audit - get IRS penalties and interest reduced - maximize retirement funds - take advantage of fringe benefits - use retirement funds as a tax break This edition of Tax Savvy for Small Business is completely updated and provides the latest tax breaks, rules, forms, and publications, including substantive changes and the latest tax numbers for 2013 returns.