When starting a new business, it helps to follow some basic steps to ensure you have a sound plan and required documentation. The following information will direct you to helpful resources to get you started. If you are in the import/export trade business click HERE
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides articles, guidance, and templates on business plans and related topics:
Each Structure has certain advantages and disadvantages. Before choosing your structure, learn as much as you can about various operating structures here:
Step 4: Register Your Small Business:
Before you select and reserve a name for your new business, we suggest that you do some research to determine whether and how your name is already in use. If there is another business by the same name already in operation, you may want to choose another name to avoid complications.
Step 8: Research and Obtain Required Licenses and Permits: