Opening your own business is exciting and thrilling. It's everything that comes after the excitement and thrill has worn off that dictates whether a small business will make it or not. It's up to you to maintain and stretch out the "thrill and excitement" period as long as possible.

A methodical plan of action is needed to fulfill your goal of running a successful business. Success lies in the approach you choose to take.

We can assist you...

  1. Determine your start-up capital needs.
  2. Identify sources of start-up capital and backup sources if needed.

  3. Select a business structure that best fits your needs by evaluating tax advantages, legal exposure, ease of operation and portability should you need to relocate.
  4. Select and set-up your accounting software.

  5. Prepare a Cash Flow Budget so you know exactly how much money you need to keep the business alive each month for the first few years.

  6. Establish procedures to monitor and control costs.
  7. Setup a home office so you can maximize your tax deductions.

  8. Prepare and file required state and local licenses and permits.

  9. Prepare and file your application for your Federal Employer Identification Number.

  10. Determine how to handle your payroll and what payroll service to use.

  11. Identify your business insurance needs.

We want to help you succeed by getting your new business off to a good strong start.