From a federal perspective, there are several major small business requirements that the government imposes upon businesses. Business Structure and Taxes. Employer Identification Numbers. Licenses and Permits. Naming Your Business and Protecting Your Property. Get a Free Initial Legal Review.

Economic Disadvantage Eligibility. Economically disadvantaged businesses are
those who have difficulty competing in the free enterprise system due to
diminished capital and credit opportunities. Ownership Eligibility. All firms
approved and remaining in SBA's 8(a) Business Development program must be
owned by the …

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Generally, to be approved into the 8(a) Business Development program and
become certified the business must meet these eligibility requirements: The
business must be majority-owned (51 percent or more) by an individual(s). The
individual(s) must be an American citizen, by birth or naturalization. The business
must be …

Small Business Requirements. As a small business owner and an employer you
may have legal responsibilities under the federal employment anti-discrimination
laws. Below you will find the information you need to determine whether the anti-
discrimination laws apply to your particular business and if they do, what you …