Just Starting Out/Business Formation
Here are the forms to make your business legal. When you have completed this paperwork, you are ready to open a bank account, lease space, and sign any contracts.

If you have any specialized leases or contracts, you will need to find a business attorney. You should also review your business risks and determine whether you need business insurance or whether you need to trademark, patent, or copyright elements of your business.

Forming a Business Entity

Obtaining Licenses and IDs

Protection