Just Starting Out/Business Formation
Here are the forms to make your corporation legal. When you have completed this paperwork, you are ready to:
  • Open a bank account
  • Lease space
  • Sign any contracts.
If you have any specialized leases or contracts, you will need to find a business attorney. You should also review your business risks and determine whether you need business insurance or whether you need to trademark, patent, or copyright elements of your business.

Forming a Business Entity

Obtaining Licenses and IDs


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