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    Starting a Business in Arkansas

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    When starting a new business, there are many important decisions to make and many rules and procedures that must be addressed. State ID.Click to Find Out What Business Document Filings You Need to Start Your Business. Click to Find Out 
					What Permits and Tax IDs You Need To Start Your Business  

    Don't know How To Start a Small Business in Arkansas ? Click Here to Take a Short Quiz to find out about Starting your Business in Arkansas

     For example, you may be wondering whether to incorporate, form an llc or even how to get a business license, how to get a tax id number or, if using a trade name other than your last name, how to file a dba in Arkansas .  If you sell at the retail or wholesale lever, getting a wholesale license should be one of your concerns. While there is no single source for all filing requirements, the following steps have been developed to assist you in starting your business.

    Whether the question is how to get a business license, or getting a wholesale license, dba, tax id number or simply licensing your business, we can help you start your business.


    It is helpful to begin with a business plan. A business plan is a blueprint of every aspect of your business. Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Promotion and Location are just some of the aspects of creating a plan. Click on the following link to the US Small Business Administration to find a tutorial on how to create a business plan.
    If you would like help deciding on a location for your business, visit the Websites of Arkansas 's Regional Chambers of Commerce.

    Choose a business structure.

    Select a business entity type from the following list for a brief overview of the principal types of legal business structures available in Arkansas . A legal representative and accountant should be consulted before making a determination as to the type of business entity to form.

    Sole Proprietorship
    Limited Liability Company
    Limited Partnership
    General Partnership
    Limited Liability Partnership

    Your next step will be to file your tax and employer identification documents.
    Most businesses require licenses or permits in order to operate. Please click on each of the resources below to determine if your business requires any licenses or permits.

    Arkansas Startup Basics  - Small Business Development  Information

    Arkansas Starting a business can be an exciting venture offering many rewards. However, you must be prepared and you must understand the basics of Starting a Business.


    Starting a Business In Arkansas
    Small Business
    Start Business
    Starting Your Own Business
    Small Business Opportunity
    Arkansas   Law

    Arkansas Small Business Startup Guide
    Startup Topics
    Are you ready?
    Finding a Niche
    Buying a Business
    Buying a Franchise
    Checklist for starting a business
    FREE online Business Planning Course
    Protecting Your Ideas
    Product Basics
    Startup Guide
    Forms of Ownership

    Business Planning

    Planning Topics
    Business Plan Basics
    Writing the Plan
    Using the Plan
    FREE Online Business Planning Workshop

    Planning is one of the most important aspects of starting a business. Proper planning is needed for success in business and, for that matter, anything you do in life.


    All Arkansas businesses require some form of financing. Learn about raising capital, borrowing money and managing the financial operations of your business.

    Finance Topics
    Financing Basics
    Estimating Costs
    Finding Capital
    Personal vs. Business
    Applying for a Loan
    Small Business
    Specific Training
    Understanding Financial Statements


    Marketing Topics
    Marketing Basics
    Marketing Research
    Competitive Analysis
    Marketing Plan
    Ads and PR
    Trade Shows
    FREE Online Marketing Course

    Marketing is all about satisfying customer needs. Learn how to better understand customer needs and ways to satisfy those needs.


    The employees of a business are its most important asset. Learn how to find and manage your employees successfully.

    Employment Topics
    Finding Employees
    Employees Taxes
    Employment Law
    Employee or Contractor
    Employee Benefits
    Specific Training


    Tax Topics
    Payroll Taxes
    Federal Income Tax
    Self-Employment Tax
    State Taxes
    Local Taxes
    Sales and Use Tax
    Specific Training

    Understanding tax requirements is a necessary aspect of all businesses. Learn about payroll taxes, employee identification numbers, Federal income taxes, and other required taxes.

    Legal Aspects

    Following the conceptual stage of starting a business, a Arkansas prospective owner will move towards the actual legal formation of the business. There is much that needs to be known about forms of ownership, required licenses and business law.

    Arkansas Legal Topics
    Forms of Ownership
    Licenses and Permits
    Business Laws

    Special Interest

    Special Interest Topics
    Women Entrepreneurs
    Native Americans
    Young Entrepreneurs
    International Trade offers many Arkansas special programs and supports many special interests. Within its mission to assist the development and growth of small businesses, the has a vast menu of focused initiatives.

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    Texas DBA
    Federal Tax Id
    Texas LLC
    Texas Incorporation
    Arkansas State Tax Id
    Arkansas Tax Id Number
    Arkansas Trademark
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