First decide on a business structure Medical Supplies as a Sole Proprietor, LLC/Corp, or Partnership.
Selling/Leasing or if wanting to buy or sell
Medical Supplies merchandise, food, equipment requires a
All Medical Supplies Businesses
Using a DBA doing business as name need a
DBA Fictitious Business Name
Hiring Medical Supplies
Workers Requires a Federal EIN and a State Tax Number EIN
All Selling Online Businesses (Including Web based, Online, Websites, Home or eBay Businesses) that use a trade business name, need a(n)
Fort Bend County DBA Business Name Registration
Retailers / Wholesalers, (Including Web based, Online, Websites, Home or eBay Businesses) Need a(n)
TX Sellers Permit (A.K.A state id, wholesale, resale, reseller certificate).
Employers (Including Web based, Online, Websites, Home or eBay Businesses) Need a
TX Federal Tax Id Number and a(n) TX State Employer Tax Number
Instead of filing a fictitious business name DBA Filing in
Houston, Incorporate in TX or form a(n) TX LLC
1. Do you have a sense of what business you would like to start?
2. Will be working by myself and be subject to self employment taxes and want to avoid or reduce them.
3. Another investor partner will be part owner of this business.
4. Why do onine and home based businesses need to get licenses and register the business?
5. What permits do I need?
6. When Should I File a DBA Doing Business As certificate?
7. Why do I need a business license?
A: If you have a passion for being in your own business but do not know what business to start
A: Generally an S corporation is best in reducing self employrment taxes
A: You could get away without filing a dba if you used your name to do business but because you have a partner you will need both a dba and a business tax id number.
A: Home and online businesses need to get licensing because they are in an activity for profit. The IRS has determined that such activity even if it is online or from home needs tax registration and licensing.
A: You need at least a business license and a DBA. If you selling taxable items, you will need a seller's permit. If you are an employer, you will need a federal and state employer number EIN.
A: You need to register an assumed fictitious business name within 30 days of starting your business.
A: You need a business license because government licensing authorities require you get one so you can pay them taxes and comply with safety and health related rules.