Resource: Small Business Start-Up Guide

(Submitted by Kimberly Roush, Program Assistant, Ohio Cooperative Development Center and Business Development Network, OSU South Centers)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Market Assessment
Business Planning
Financing Your Business
Business Entities
Sole Proprietorship
Partnership
General
Limited
Corporation
C-Corporation
S-Corporation and Sub-Corporation Taxes
Cooperatives
Non-Profits
Limited Liability Corporation (LLC)
Name Registration
Name Availability
Choosing Professional Advisors
Insurance
Health Department
Licensure
Zoning
Sales Tax Issues
Regular Vendor’s License
Transient Vendor’s License
Delivery Vendor’s License
Service Vendor’s License
Certificate of Exemption
Commercial Activity Tax
Employees
Employer’s Tax Responsibilities
Real Property Tax
Employee vs. Independent Contractor
Social Media
Incorporating Social Media into Your Small Business
Sources for Start-Up Business Assistance