how do you go about registering a company or business?  

2 Answers | Add Yours

moatts's profile pic

moatts | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted on

5 Steps to Registering Your Business from the SBA

1. Determine and Register the Legal Structure of Your Business

a. limited liability company

b. partnership,

2. Register Your Business Name

a. your name

b. “Doing Business As” name i. fictitious name or name other than your full name ii. register it with the appropriate state government authorities

3. Obtain Your Federal Tax ID

a. if you have employees or are structured as a business partnership or corporation (and other types of organizations)

b. obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN)

4. Obtain State Tax IDs

a. obtain tax IDs and permits from your state's revenue agency

5. Obtain Licenses and Permits

Sources:

We’ve answered 318,957 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question