Start-Up Checklist

Questions for New Business Owners

  • Are you aware of the various tax regulations that will impact your business?
  • Do you have a location in mind?
  • Have you chosen a name for your business and registered it?
  • Have you decided on a legal structure?
  • Have you drafted a business plan?
  • Have you established a system for keeping records and recording cash flow?
  • Have you obtained the appropriate permits and licenses?
  • Have you performed a cash flow projection to help predict revenues and expenditures?
  • Have you performed a market analysis for determining the feasibility of your business?
  • Have you secured financing for your business?
  • How will you market and attract customers to your business?

Call 410-535-4583 ext. 2726 or visit the Southern Region Small Business Development Center online for more information.