What Steps Do I Need to Take to Become My Own Boss?

woman-690036_640Being a business owner can be thrilling, adventurous, or a pain in the neck–unless you know what you’re doing. Much of what a business broker does for you eases your transition from employee to employer.

  1. Peterson Acquisitions can help you write a business plan. Some folks “fly by the seat of their pants.” A good businessman or woman has goals and knows how they’ll achieve them.
  2. We will help you choose a location if you don’t have one in mind.
  3. Unless you’re an ace at doing what needs to be done in order to run your new business, you’ll need training. We can help you with training, sometimes at no cost to you.
  4. You will most likely need financing. Peterson Acquisitions will help you discover your options.
  5. Do you want to be a sole proprietorship, a partnership, an LLC, a nonprofit or cooperative? Which form of ownership is right for you? We will help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of each, based on the kind of business you want to have.
  6. We’ll help you with any registration you need for your business.
  7. We’ll help you apply and get a tax ID number.
  8. Then there’s registering for local and state taxes. We’ll help you with those, too, if you need them.
  9. We’ll assist in obtaining proper business licenses and permits.
  10. If you will have employees, they carry certain responsibilities for the business. We’ll help you know and implement the things you need.

There are even more questions and options.  A business broker is crucial if there are things you don’t know or questions about what you need.

If you venture into owning your own business, Be Successful. Peterson Acquisitions can help get you off to a great start.