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Business Startup Checklist II


  1. Joint Venture Agreement (Determine Duties and Responsibilities of Participants)
  2. Protect Your Assets.
  3. Establish Separate Entity (Personal Asset Protection)
  4. Determine Type of Organization (Corp, LLC, etc.) (Avoid Double Taxation)
  5. S-Corp Election, if entity qualifies.
  6. Bylaws, Shareholder Agreement or Operating Agreement
  7. Fed ID Number for Business
  8. Banking Issues.
  9. Business Certificates
  10. Business Licenses and Permits
  11. Commercial Lease
  12. Employer Posters Required by Law
  13. Insurance
  14. Register with State for Sales and Use Tax, etc.
  15. Establish Payroll System*
  16. Trademark notice and registration
  17. Copyrights notice and registration
  18. Patents
  19. Website Compliance (Utilize comprehensive Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Copyright Infringement Warning, etc.)
  1. Agreements(Distributorship Agreement, etc.)
  2. Executive Agreement
  1. I-9 Forms and Immigration Law Compliance
  2. Mergers and Acqusitions
  3. Domestic and International Subsidiaries
  4. Franchising
  5. Exit Strategy
  6. Business Sale or "Wrap-Up"
  7. Protecting Wealth


Do not rely solely upon this checklist.

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