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This small business guide is intended to serve as a roadmap for starting a business. It is both comprehensive and easy to use. It also includes electronic links for additional information. Use this powerful interactive tool with other supporting resources to help you start a successful business.
Step 1: Write a business plan
Step 3: Choose a business location
Step 4: Finance your business
Step 7: Get a tax identification #
Step 10: Understand employer responsibilities