- Will my business make money? What is a cost analysis that the Banker keeps talking about? How do I write a business plan?
- Do I have to register my business name? On a local, state, or federal level?
- How do I determine if the location I want is properly zoned for my business? Can I work from home?
- What’s the best legal structure for my needs? How do I form it? Do I need an attorney? What are my liabilities? What are the tax consequences?
- Can I hire my spouse? How do I distinquish an independent contractor from an employee?
- Who pays the taxes? When? How? Must I withhold? When? How much?
- Employees’ rights? Must I provide benefits? If so, what? When? How much?
- What about employer rights? Do I have any? What am I required to do as an employer?
- Good financial planning -Borrowing, debt reduction, budgeting, investing, saving and spending. Do I have a workable plan? Will I ever be able to retire?