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14 Free Resources for Starting a Business in California

Free Resources to Start a Business

In a dog-eat-dog world of business, you just can’t afford to fall behind the competition. As a startup entrepreneur starting a business in California, you need to double your effort and be savvy and practical to get ahead of the competition.

Starting a small business in California is never an easy feat, but with the great resources below, you can stand a good chance of being successful as a California startup.

1) How to Start a Business in California

This basic guide on starting a business in California is an essential for new entrepreneurs because it discusses simple steps to get started on owning their future. It also presents three recommended resources to make the steps easier.

2) California Business Taxes

A straightforward guide that explains why complying with California business taxes is critical to your business’ existence. Then, the guide explains some of the taxes applicable for California business tax, and the helpful resources that can help readers comply with the requirements.

3) Finding the Right California Registered Agent

An informative guide that discusses the requirements and restrictions of finding the perfect California Registered Agent for your business. It also underlines the importance of a reliable Registered Agent.

4) California Business Licenses

This guide talks about California business licenses that are standard requirements when you want to start a small business in California. It also provides helpful links from various sources to help you comply with all the requirements.

5) Forming a California LLC

This article is a simple guide to help you form a California LLC. It presents information you need to form an LLC in simple, easy-to-follow steps that even newbie entrepreneurs can effortlessly follow.

6) Filing a California DBA

This guide is for startup entrepreneurs who are looking forward to operate their California business under a different name than what they have registered in the Secretary of State. This filing a DBA guide also provides a resource you can find useful.

7) How to file a Non-Profit in California

A guide to filing a Non-Profit Organization in California where you will be walked through all the necessary steps to operate a Non-Profit for whatever purpose you might want. It is straightforward with a few resources to do each step easier as well.

8) How to file a Corporation in California

This guide clearly outlines the steps for filing a Corporation in California. Plus, it also provides pointers on how to maintain your Corporation.

9) How to Incorporate in California

As the name of the guide implies, this resource is all about teaching readers how to incorporate in California. It walks you through the entire process so that by the end of the day, you will have already incorporated your business.

10) 5 Mistakes When Starting a Business in California

This guide points out to readers the five common mistakes that they might likely to commit as startup entrepreneurs. Also, as the mistakes are pointed out, several solutions are also provided to ensure that they know what to do if and when they encounter it.

11) California Startup Assistance Resources

This Startup Savant guide is the complete guide for entrepreneurs who are looking for startup assistance resources for their business. These startup assistance resources provide a whole range of information right from the moment the business idea is formulated up to how to maintain the business’ operations.

12) How to Finance a Business in California

An important resource for entrepreneurs who are looking to have their businesses financed. It provides five excellent resources so your business idea can get off the ground.

13) How to Get an EIN in California

This guide is the simplest to follow when readers want to obtain an Employer Identification Number for their California business. They will be walked through the process with simple steps that contain important links as well.

14) 5 Best Practices for Starting a California Business

This guide narrates the best practices for a business to start off on a solid footing and to progress steadily. The best practices explained are the most common ones that are applicable for whatever industry they might be in.

About Liesha Petrovich

Liesha is a small business owner of 20 years, host of Startup Savant, the owner of a karate dojo in Maine, and creator of Work Mobly. During free time she's with her family and working on a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship.