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The Small Business Start-up Kit

By Peri Pakroo

Start your business with confidence using the best step-by-step guide available!

Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how or where to start. Sound familiar? This is the book you need.

User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to:

  • choose the best business structure
  • write an effective business plan
  • file the right forms in the right place
  • price, bid, and bill your projects
  • draft and use contracts, online and off
  • manage your finances
  • be prepared for, and file, required taxes
  • reach customers online

This edition of The Small Business Start-Up Kit has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes to the law and includes all the updated forms, business planning spreadsheets, and the instructions you need to fill them out. Plus, read expanded discussions on using technology to manage bookkeeping, how social media can be used to promote your business, and employing the latest techniques in search engine optimization to drive traffic to your website.

Are you a California resident? Check out The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California

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Publish Date

2012

ISBN

9781413316841


Format: Book
Author: Pakroo, Peri
Summary: "A step-by-step legal guide that outlines how to launch a business and deal with hurdles along the way"--Provided by publisher.
Title: The small business start-up kit / Peri H. Pakroo ; edited by Marcia Stewart.
Publisher Date: Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2012.
Subject: Small business -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works New business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works.
Isbn: 9781413316841 (pbk.) 1413316840 (pbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: 346.73065 Pak
Oclc: 740624024
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Bib Id: 383341

Format: Book
Author: Pakroo, Peri
Summary: "A step-by-step legal guide that outlines how to launch a business and deal with hurdles along the way"--Provided by publisher.
Title: The small business start-up kit / Peri H. Pakroo ; edited by Marcia Stewart.
Edition: 7th ed.
Publisher, Date: Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2012.
Description: 334 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects: Small business -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works
Subjects: New business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works.
Other Author: Stewart, Marcia
Notes: "A step-by-step legal guide"--Cover.
Notes: "Download all forms at nolo.com"--Cover.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Choosing a legal structure -- Picking a winning business name -- Choosing a business location -- Drafting an effective business plan -- Pricing, bidding, and billing projects -- Federal, state, and local start-up requirements -- Risk management -- Paying your taxes -- Laws, taxes, and other issues for home businesses -- Entering into contracts and agreements -- Bookkeeping, accounting, and financial management -- Small business marketing 101 -- E-business : selling and marketing online -- Planning for changes in ownership -- Building your business and hiring workers -- Getting legal and other professional help.
LCCN: 2011035742
ISBN: 9781413316841 (pbk.)
ISBN: 1413316840 (pbk.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 346.73065 Pak