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Planning

What Should My Business Plan Include? What goes into a business plan? It’s a good question — and one that anyone thinking about\ starting a small business should ask. The body of... Read more
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Business Plans

Do You Need a Business Plan? Many Americans dream of going into business for themselves. About one million a year actually do it. Unfortunately, for most, the dream will become a... Read more
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8a and SDB Certification

SMALL MINORITY & DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS REGISTRATION AND 8(a) BUSINESS CERTIFICATION To become 8 (a) certified a small business must first be registered with the Small... Read more
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Child Care Facilities

State of Tennessee handbooks on operating a child care facility are available at: Lawson McGhee Library, 500 Church Street, Knoxville, TN Department of Human Services, 531 Henley... Read more
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Selling Your Business

If you are selling a business, obtain a copy of the SCORE handout Buying A Small Business to learn what buyers of your business are going to be demanding from you, the seller. How... Read more
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Authoring

Advice for Authors SCORE is often approached by individuals who want to write a book, as well as by authors who have already written a work that they want to sell. Here is some... Read more
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Leasing Property

Leasing Space for Your Business Before looking for commercial property to lease or sublease for your business, it’s essential to develop a checklist of all the things the property... Read more
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NP01

Similarities Between For Profit and Not For Profit Businesses “For Profit” and “Not for Profit” (or non-profit) businesses are similar in many ways. Both are generally... Read more
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Single Member LLC

The formation of a single-member LLC and the formation of a single-member PLLC are permissible under the Revised LLC Act in Tennessee (T.C.A. §48- 249-501c). In fact, all 50... Read more
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Business Licenses

Clients living in Tennessee cities need to determine if they need a city business license in addition to obtaining a license from the county in which their business is located.... Read more
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Handbook For Employers

From the Tennessee Department of Employment Security This handbooks covers:  Applying for an Employer Account Number Liability   Who are employees?  Premium and taxes (Including... Read more
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The Three Phases Of Forming A Business

There are three natural and essential phases to go through when trying to decide whether to form a business. You might refer to them as: (In the business world they are called)... Read more

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