First decide on a business structure Subcontractor home business as a Sole Proprietor, LLC/Corp, or Partnership.
Selling/Leasing or if wanting to buy or sell
Subcontractor home business merchandise, food, equipment requires a
All Subcontractor home business Businesses
Using a DBA doing business as name need a
DBA Fictitious Business Name
Hiring Subcontractor home business
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)
Fairfax County DBA Business Name Registration
Retailers / Wholesalers, (Including Web based, Online, Websites, Home or eBay Businesses) Need a(n)
VA Sellers Permit (A.K.A state id, wholesale, resale, reseller certificate).
Employers (Including Web based, Online, Websites, Home or eBay Businesses) Need a
VA Federal Tax Id Number and a(n) VA State Employer Tax Number
Instead of filing a fictitious business name DBA Filing in
Falls Church, Incorporate in VA or form a(n) VA LLC
Falls Church Example:
1. How will my business start, grow, and prosper?
2. Will be working by myself and be subject to self employment taxes and want to avoid or reduce them.
3. Do I need a business tax registration if I have already registered an LLC?
4. When do I need to get a business license? In what order do I get tax IDs and licenses?
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: we recommend that you look into a business that you know something about for start up business ideas. A good research will tell you all you need to know to be successful in a particular business. It will cost you a little money such as registration fees on this site if you starting a business on your own
A: Generally an S corporation is best in reducing self employrment taxes
A: Yes, in addition to setting up an LLC you need to register for sales tax, employment tax and business tax if these apply to your business.
A: You need it immediately after or before you start a business. There is no order of getting licenses. You need to get them as soon as possible.
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.