Summer Reading for the Business Minded

Whether you are on a much needed vacation or in an effort to spur inspiration, the summer months provide an opportunity to reflect and re-engage. From starting a home-based business to handling taxes, these top SBA blog posts will give you options to rethink, reimagine and perhaps recommit yourself to your business needs and goals.

7 Inspiring Home Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Moms or Dads
https://www.sba.gov/blogs/7-inspiring-home-business-ideas-stay-home-moms-or-dads

Being a parent is a full-time job but if you carve out time and some office space, you can use your parenting skills, network or other professional resources to launch a venture from kitchen.

How to Change Your Business Name – Legal and Regulatory Steps Explained
https://www.sba.gov/blogs/how-change-your-business-name-legal-and-regulatory-steps-explained

If you have set up shop for some time but recognize a shift in your business or industry, then perhaps you will need a new business name. Make sure to do it the right way!

6 Things You Need to Know About Your Tax Responsibilities as an LLC
https://www.sba.gov/blogs/6-things-you-need-know-about-your-tax-responsibilities-llc

Establishing a limited liability corporation is a popular choice for small business owners and entrepreneurs. With that in mind, understand the financial and tax implications of an LLC. Consider seeking professional advice to cover your bases.

Three Popular Start-Up Financing Options 
https://www.sba.gov/blogs/three-popular-start-financing-options &

How to Estimate the Cost of Starting a Business from Scratch
https://www.sba.gov/blogs/how-estimate-cost-starting-business-scratch

Depending on the type of business or industry, starting a new business can be costly. Explore different financing options beforehand as well as determine upfront expenses.

How Do I Find an EIN?
https://www.sba.gov/blogs/how-do-i-find-ein-0

If you have a checklist of items to take care of as you launch your business, securing an EIN should be near the top.

Use the summertime to unwind and catch up on the numerous resources that SBA.gov has to offer new and experienced business owners.

Source:  www.sba.gov

Published in OhioMBE – May 15, 2017