Jul 21, 2009 – Let's break it down, so that you can see what action is needed on your part one step (and sub-steps) at a time: Register your business name. Register your business as a legal entity. Register your business with the IRS and state revenue office. Get the right business licenses & permits.

Your location and business structure determine how you'll need to register your business. Determine those factors first, and registration becomes very straightforward. For most small businesses, registering your business is as simple as registering your business name with state and local governments.

Aug 1, 2012 – Own a small business? Perhaps you've heard about small business certification, but do you actually need to certify your business as small? For most small businesses, the answer is no. But if you want to take advantage of business opportunities such as selling to the government (a.k.a. “government …

Mar 31, 2010 – Quick Tips: You may want to hire legal help to review your choice of a name. You'll need to select a corporate structure before you register your business. You will probably need to file a fictitious business name statement.

Oct 2, 2017 – If you need a business registration number from one of the states listed on this page, all you need to do is click on one of the links below. You will leave the IRS website and enter the state website. If you are from one of these states and you also want to get a federal Employer Identification Number (EIN), …