| Checklist for Success
- Develop a business plan.
- Consult with necessary professionals
- Decide on a legal structure.
- Select a business name.
- File a fictitious business name statement.
- Obtain a business license.
- Check the zoning laws and other land use ordinances.
- Obtain necessary permits and licenses from the city, county, and state.
- Apply for a state employer ID numuber.
- Apply for a federal identification number.
- Develop a financial plan.
- Develop a marketing plan.