Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.
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Whether you eventually want to become your own boss or you just want to generate some extra income to pad your savings each month, choosing to start a business on the side is the best way to test your way into finding the right opportunities for making money by putting your skills to good use.
If you're going to turn your hobby into a legitimate business, you need to accomplish a number of tasks to get yourself up and running. Just like any other business, there are special filings to submit, accounts to be opened and laws that need to be checked.