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5 Legal Must-Haves for E-Commerce Businesses

After an e-commerce business incorporates or forms an LLC, it’s time to review a small business checklist. There are essential items every e-commerce business needs, such as filing for business licenses and an employer identification number (EIN). It’s equally important to consider the nature of how e-commerce businesses conduct business. For example, an e-commerce business...
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How to Form an LLC in Michigan

Starting a business is an exciting journey. For many entrepreneurs, starting a business is their chance to take their product to market, to become part of their local communities and to start making income from their own ventures. Many entrepreneurs choose a limited liability company (LLC) as a preferred vehicle for that journey. An LLC...
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5 Must-Haves for Starting a Main Street Business

Startups and small businesses have been the silver lining in a year as chaotic and unprecedented as 2020. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have realized that the time to start a business is now and are embracing their inner entrepreneur by starting a business. While so many of these businesses are based online, through...
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Ready to Launch a Business? Here’s Your 12-Month Plan to Making it a Success

Is this the year you make your entrepreneurial dreams come true? Congratulations! But... you’ll need a plan. Consider this your month-by-month guide to ensuring that the business you launch thrives. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Month 1: Dream big (and write it down) I know you’re excited...
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What Are the Legal Asset Must-Haves for E-Commerce Startups?

What else does an e-commerce business need after it has incorporated as a legal formation? Quite a few assets, actually! Depending on the kind of e-commerce business you start, you may prioritize registration for certain assets, but here are the top five to file for: Trademark Basic business operation license(s) Employer identification number (EIN) Doing...
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6 Things Freelancers Need to Know (and Might Not)

Freelancing can be an incredible adventure, and a great way to start your entrepreneurial journey. That doesn’t mean, however, that it’s glamorous or easy. Particularly when getting started, there’s a lot of trial and error that can be expensive and disappointing, even opening freelancers to legal liability. Since we’ve already learned these lessons the hard...
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Do You Have A License For That? 4 Tips for Aspiring Kidpreneurs

With the holidays quickly approaching, kids may be ramping up their entrepreneurial efforts to afford the same gadgets and apps that their friends are fiddling with all day. But, while snow shoveling businesses and homemade baked good enterprises have been popular money-earning ventures for generations of U.S. kids, that’s not stopped government authorities from shutting...
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What You Need to Know About Taxes Before Starting a Business

Starting a business requires time and preparation, and preparing to meet tax obligations can affect many of the steps you must take when you open your business. In fact, you must deal with several items related to taxes before you even can obtain your business license. The earliest stages of opening a business usually involve writing...
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To Incorporate or Not? The Many Small Business Structures

To incorporate, or not? It’s a perennial topic that has plenty of surrounding myths. As with so many things, there isn’t one right answer. Entrepreneurs, especially those who work solo, have choices. There are three main types of corporate organization in the United States: sole proprietorship, partnership and corporation. There are nuances based on federal...