FloridaStartup.com Startup Checklist for Sole Proprietors Startup Checklist for Sole Proprietors Online Resources Self-Evaluation SBA.gov :: Starting Your Business :: Startup Basics :: Are You Ready? http://www.sba.gov/starting_business/startup/areyouready.html Identify Business Opportunity MyOwnBusiness.org :: Deciding On A Business http://www.myownbusiness.org/s1/ Obtain a State Business or Professional License MyFlorida.com :: Business :: Business Licenses, Permits and Regulation If applicable http://taxonomy.myflorida.com/Taxonomy/Business/Business%20Licenses,%20Permits%20and%20Regulation Conduct a Feasibility Analysis FloridaStartup.com :: Entrepreneur's Toolkit :: Feasibility Analysis http://www.floridastartup.com/toolkit.html Choose a Business Name Sunbiz.org :: Online Searches & Document Images http://www.sunbiz.org/corpweb/inquiry/search.html Select a Business Location SBA.gov :: Starting Your Business :: Startup Basics :: To Lease or Not to Lease: Things To Know Get The Answers http://www.sba.gov/starting_business/startup/guide2.html#lease Develop Your Business Plan FloridaStartup.com :: Entrepreneur's Toolkit :: The Business Plan http://www.floridastartup.com/bplan.html Register Your Fictitious Name with the State of Florida Sunbiz.org :: Online Fictitious Name Registration https://efile.sunbiz.org/corpweb/efiling/ficregintro.html Apply for Your Employee ID Number (EIN) IRS.gov :: Businesses :: Small Bus/Self Employed :: Employee ID Numbers (EIN) - How to Apply For sole proprietorships with employees http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=97860,00.html File For Your County Business/Occupational License and Building and/or Zoning Permits MyFlorida.com :: Florida County Government If applicable http://www.myflorida.com/includes/counties.html File For Your City Business/Occupational License and Building and/or Zoning Permits MyFlorida.com :: Florida City Government If applicable http://www.myflorida.com/includes/cities.html Establish a Separate Business Bank Account DMOZ.org :: Business :: Financial Services :: Commercial Lending http://dmoz.org/Business/Financial_Services/Commercial_Lending/ Patent and/or Trademark Your Business' Intellectual Property USPTO.gov If applicable http://www.uspto.gov Copyright Your Original Works of Authorship Copyright.gov If applicable http://www.copyright.gov Complete Form DR-1, Application to Collect and/or Report Tax in Florida MyFlorida.com :: Department of Revenue :: Doing Business In Florida http://www.myflorida.com/dor/businesses/ Select Your Insurance Coverage and Carrier FloridaSmallBusiness.com :: Start-Up Guide :: Insurance http://www.floridasmallbusiness.com/startup/07.asp Secure Startup Financing SBA.gov :: Financing Your Business http://www.sba.gov/financing/ Set Up Your Bookkeeping System CCH Business Owner's Toolkit :: Managing Your Business Finances http://www.toolkit.cch.com/text/P06_0100.asp File a "New Hire Reporting Form" for Every New Employee FL-newhire.com For sole proprietorships with employees www.fl-newhire.com Select Your Worker's Compensation Insurance Carrier FLDFS.com :: Division of Workers' Compensation For sole proprietorships with 4 or more full or part time employees http://www.fldfs.com/WC/ Adapted from the Steps-2-Startup Checklist © 2004 sbMBA, LLC. Visit us online at sbMBA.com.
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