The Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322347
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Your one-stop guide to starting a small business Want to start a business? Don’t know where to begin? Start here. The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to set up a small business in your state, quickly and efficiently clearing state and local bureaucratic hurdles along the way. We’ll show you how to: • choose between an LLC and other business structures • write an effective business plan • pick a winning business name and protect it • hire and manage staff • comply with legal and tax issues affecting home businesses • price, bid, and bill your projects • manage finances and taxes • get your website up and running, and • market your business effectively, online and off. The 9th edition is completely updated, with the latest legal and tax rules affecting small businesses, and use of social media to promote your brand and drive website traffic.

The Women s Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322750
Release Date: 2016-05-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit is a women’s business book of substance, not gender-pandering fluff. It concretely explains legal and bureaucratic rules--from drafting a business plan and raising start-up money to online marketing--and addresses women’s concerns without stereotyping them.

The Small Business Start Up Kit for California

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322323
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Genre: Business & Economics

The only California-specific book on all the business basics you need to know Want to start your own California business? Don’t know where to begin? Start here. The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California shows you how to set up a small business in the Golden State quickly and easily. It clearly explains the fees, forms, and bureaucratic technicalities you’ll encounter and shows you how to efficiently get your business up and running in California. Find out how to: • choose between an LLC and other business structures • write an effective business plan • pick a winning business name and protect it • get needed California licenses and permits • hire and manage staff in compliance with California laws • comply with legal and tax issues affecting home businesses • price, bid, and bill your projects • manage finances and taxes • start a website for your business, and • market your business effectively, online and off. The 11th edition is completely updated, with the latest federal and state legal and tax rules affecting California small businesses, and use of social media to promote your brand and drive website traffic.

Starting Building a Nonprofit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323580
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Business & Economics

During hard economic times, nonprofits are more important than ever. Here, learn how to create and nurture a nonprofit that will serve your vital mission, whether supporting the arts, rescuing a school library, protecting the environment, or making a difference in another important way. With practical advice, legal information, tips and step-by-step instructions, this essential guide will help you get your nonprofit up and running—and keep it going! Starting & Building a Nonprofit explains how to: develop a strategic plan and budget recruit and manage board members, employees and volunteers market your organization to your target audience raise money online through crowdfunding and other sites build a website and use social media and networking sites adopt policies that are legally sound and much more. Whether you are dreaming of starting a nonprofit or are already in the trenches, Starting & Building a Nonprofit will help your organization make a real difference in the world.

Legal Forms for Starting Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322262
Release Date: 2016-01-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Save time and money by doing it yourself As a small business owner, you can’t afford to farm paperwork and contracts out to a lawyer—you have to deal with them yourself. With Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business, you can act with confidence. Here you’ll find the forms you need to start and grow your business. Each document comes with thorough, plain-English, line-by-line instructions to help you: write contracts record minutes of meetings hire employees and consultants borrow or lend money protect your trade secrets buy a business create noncompete agreements lease commercial space prepare corporate bylaws buy real estate, and prepare an LLC operating much more. agreement The 9th edition has been thoroughly reviewed and updated by Nolo’s experts, and provides the most up-to-date legal information for small businesses. With Downloadable Forms Download and customize more than 65 forms to help you start and run your small business at Nolo.com (details inside).

Limited Liability Company 3rd Edition

Author: Daniel Sitarz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1892949377
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

This Nova Small Business Start-up Kit provides a clear, easy-to-follow blueprint for setting up a Limited Liability Company. Written in concise, straightforward, and understandable language, this guide is all you will need to set up your company. Authoritative, accurate, and up-to-date, this kit includes state-by-state outlines of relevant state law, including websites and links to state limited liability company offices for all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The enclosed CD-ROM includes over 100 forms for use in setting up your business, including complete instructions, start-up questionnaires, all necessary legal forms, detailed accounting and payroll forms, marketing and financial plans and worksheets, and federal tax forms and schedules.

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!

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).

Sole Proprietorship

Author: Daniel Sitarz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1892949598
Release Date: 2011-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Now in an updated and revised 3rd Edition, this valuable business guidebook provides business owners nationwide with everything necessary to set up and start a sole proprietorship in any state without using an attorney. Written in simple, straightforward language, the following are included: start-up questionnaires, business plans, marketing plans, financing plans, accounting forms and all of the legal forms and instructions necessary, including registration of the company name, and many more.

The Complete Guide to Selling a Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324556
Release Date: 2017-08-21
Genre: Business & Economics

The most comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to selling a business available! Out there somewhere is a buyer looking to buy a business like yours -- so if you're ready to sell, make sure that you protect your interests and maximize your profit with The Complete Guide to Selling a Business. It covers: getting your business ready to sell pricing your business and valuing your assets finding the right buyer analyzing the tax issues negotiating a payment plan and other terms of sale planning your future relationship with the business limiting your liability working with lawyers, accountants and brokers closing the deal and transferring the business to its new owner The Complete Guide to Selling a Business helps you create more than two dozen crucial documents for both asset and entity sales, including: the sales agreement confidentiality letter promissory notes and security agreements noncompete and consulting agreements closing checklists This edition edition is completely updated with the latest tax considerations, and now provides more advice on marketing the sale of your business. There are literally dozens of competing titles on the market, but none can match The Complete Guide to Selling a Business for sheer depth, accuracy and ease of use.

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.

Form a Partnership

Author: Denis Clifford
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324471
Release Date: 2017-08-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Everything you and your partners need to go into business together! Form a Partnership thoroughly explains the legal and practical issues involved in forming a business partnership, creating a partnership agreement and protecting each person's interests. In plain English, the book covers: partnerships compared to other business structures the financial and tax liability of partners contributions of cash, property and services what happens if a partner wants out how to value partnership assets admitting new partners buying out a partner's interest limited partnerships and much more. This edition of Form a Partnership is totally revised and updated to reflect the law and realities of today's business world. Plus, all the forms you need to create a partnership agreement are provided.

Tax Savvy for Small Business

Author: Frederick W. Daily
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322040
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Getting your tax matters on track will free up your time to do what really counts: run a profitable business. Tax Savvy for Small Business can help you create a business tax strategy that can save you time, energy and money. It shows you how to: deduct operating expenses deduct travel, vehicle and entertainment expenses take advantage of tax credits write off long-term assets compare business structures keep solid business records handle an IRS audit ThIS completely updated edition of Tax Savvy for Small Business explains the latest tax breaks and IRS rules and forms.

Nolo s Guide to Single Member LLCs

Author: David M. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323276
Release Date: 2016-10-24
Genre: Business & Economics

Easy to form and operate, SMLLCs combine some of the most desirable features of older, more traditional business structures like corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. Steingold provides an overview of everything you need to decide whether an SMLLC is the right choice for your business.

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.