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    So computer repair, mobile, going to the...

    So computer repair, mobile, going to the customer's site? And basically what you need is an address with which to register the business? Could you get a private mailbox at a place like a UPS Store...
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    As Fulcrum states, the answers to your questions...

    As Fulcrum states, the answers to your questions depends on where you are, what business you are in, how you want your business organized, and what name you will use for your business.

    If you are...
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    You might look into whether your state offers any...

    You might look into whether your state offers any kind of support for apprenticeship programs....
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    Worker's comp insurance -- call your commercial...

    Worker's comp insurance -- call your commercial insurance agent, or possibly your payroll provider. My payroll is not large enough to push the premium beyond the minimum, which is around $700 or $800...
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    I can't help you with the cash flow statement (we...

    I can't help you with the cash flow statement (we never really use them in our businesses), but the balance sheet represents a snapshot in time, not a period of time. So you add up all your assets...
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    We used a "generic" version of our location (e.g....

    We used a "generic" version of our location (e.g. west harbor) along with the general category in which our services fit (e.g. recreation). It doesn't describe the specific business we are in nor...
  7. I would think a single LLC "holding company" and...

    I would think a single LLC "holding company" and some DBA's for your different lines of business should work. Of course, you would want to make sure that your commercial insurance company is aware of...
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    Don't know about Texas, but I would think the...

    Don't know about Texas, but I would think the answer is no, you would most likely have to treat it as a partnership (multi-member LLC), or as single-member LLC with only one of you as owner and the...
  9. What are the different lines of business that you...

    What are the different lines of business that you potentially want to get into? What are the exposures to risk (or potential for incurring liabilities) associated with each?

    Otherwise, it sounds...
  10. Do you want each subsidiary to have liability...

    Do you want each subsidiary to have liability protection from the obligations of the others? With just a "DBA" arrangement, liabilities of the individual subsidiaries would pass through to the parent...
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    If Mike does sue, then there is no way that his...

    If Mike does sue, then there is no way that his work effort and any payment for it could any longer be considered "under the table."

    I don't think John necessarily needs a signed contract in order...
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    1) Most municipalities publish a map of their...

    1) Most municipalities publish a map of their zones, and would have the details in their ordinances, both of which you can probably find on their website. With those, you should be able to figure out...
  13. Thread: Text and Sales

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    Our businesses are B2C not B2B, but we do have...

    Our businesses are B2C not B2B, but we do have customers who will text. We are using a google voice phone number for one of the businesses, and we do advertise that customers can text that number --...
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    (1) Buy, (2) Contract, (3) Trust, (4) Me.......

    (1) Buy, (2) Contract, (3) Trust, (4) Me.......
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    I think they want to know that you are indeed a...

    I think they want to know that you are indeed a qualified buyer before sharing the business's records.
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    You should read IRS Publication 535 "Business...

    You should read IRS Publication 535 "Business Expenses" -- this outlines what you can and cannot deduct as business expenses. The latest version is here: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p535.pdf
    ...
  17. Thread: Incorporating

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    I've read various comparisons of Corporations and...

    I've read various comparisons of Corporations and LLC's and the consensus is (apparently) that Corps are supposedly more complicated and expensive to initially set up -- not sure that that is...
  18. Thread: Incorporating

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    It might take a while for the corporation to...

    It might take a while for the corporation to build up it's own credit record independent of yours. That said I do have a personal preference for proper corporations over LLCs, because they've been...
  19. Do you anticipate your business having a natural...

    Do you anticipate your business having a natural cycle that would make some fiscal year a better fit than the calendar year? For example, schools and institutions of higher education usually use a...
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    I wonder if the budget allocated to this purchase...

    I wonder if the budget allocated to this purchase was set at $800, and they buyer thinks it easier to ask you to lower your price to fit this budget than it would be to ask his or her manager to...
  21. Really, it's not that hard -- From the horse's...

    Really, it's not that hard -- From the horse's mouth: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf



    The key point is that you have to match the TIN to the name entered on the first line of the form....
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    Depends on how your business is legally organized...

    Depends on how your business is legally organized -- if your business is incorporated, you have to treat yourself as an employee of the corporation, and provide "reasonable" compensation for your...
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    Good. If the company was in ME, just living in NH...

    Good. If the company was in ME, just living in NH doesn't get you out of having to pay ME income tax...
  24. Thread: Google Voice

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    We use google voice for one of our businesses. We...

    We use google voice for one of our businesses. We set it to forward calls to whichever one of us is designated to answer the phone. We set the settings on our GV account so that the forwarded calls...
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    Which state is the firm you work at located in? ...

    Which state is the firm you work at located in?

    As far as getting quickbooks and turbotax, I don't think it should matter when you sign up; just change your address on file when you move.
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