How To Start A Business In Indiana
Below you will find helpful information on how to start and register your new business in the state of Indiana.
Getting Started- Indiana has a website to help you get started with your new business: https://inbiz.in.gov/
-Select your business structure.
Determine what business structure you wish to have: Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. https://secure.in.gov/sos/business/2426.htm
-Register your business name.
You may need to register a fictitious name for your business. https://secure.in.gov/sos/business/2426.htm
If you need help choosing a business name: 12 Tips to Help Choose a Business Name
-Register your new business with Indiana.
Start registering your business with the state of Indiana here: https://inbiz.in.gov/start-business/step-one/
-Open a Business Checking Account.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your business using your new business name.
-Find out about taxes, hire an accountant.
You may choose to file your own taxes, or decide to hire an accountant. More information about taxes here: http://www.in.gov/dor/3748.htm and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business .
– Liability Insurance.
You may, or may not choose to have liability insurance, depending on what type of business you have.
You may be required to obtain a license operate your business in a particular locale, whether you are a resident, or not.