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14 Free Resources for Starting an Illinois Business

Free Resources to Start a Business

It can be a hard endeavor to start a business without any help at all. When you’re starting a business in Illinois, it is not only recommended that you utilize tools and resources to make work more convenient and stress-free, but it is a must.

Taking all the processes involved in business creation, Startup Savant has come up with comprehensive guides when starting a small business in Illinois. As an entrepreneur, learn everything you need to when getting started with from the 14 resources below.

1) How to Start a Business in Illinois

The How to Start a Business in Illinois is as straightforward as any guide comes when it comes to walking you through the whole process of starting your very own business venture in the state.

2) Illinois Business Taxes

When fulfilling the requirements for Illinois business taxes, it is easy enough to get lost in the mountain load of paperwork. This guide will help you sort out all the requirements necessary to complete your tax requirements with supplementary tools to make the task easier.

3) Finding the Right Illinois Registered Agent

Finding the right Illinois Registered Agent requires a basic understanding of the position and its responsibilities involved as well as the requirements and restrictions imposed by the state for your compliance. This guide will teach you all that and offer a few pointers on how to pick the right agent.

4) Illinois Business Licenses

This article about Illinois business licenses will guide you in completing the necessary requirements for completing your licenses for compliance purposes.

5) Forming an Illinois LLC

Forming an Illinois LLC is made easy with the help of this guide. The basic steps on how to get your LLC started will be discussed, as well as some key resources that you can use in certain processes of LLC formation.

6) Filing a Illinois DBA

When you’re looking to operate a business under an assumed name, you are compelled to file for a DBA registration. Using this guide, register a DBA through three simple steps.

7) How to File a Non-Profit in Illinois

To file a Non-Profit organization in Illinois, using this guide will give you a more stress-free time at completing all the steps. Also, a number of resources are provided you can opt to use to speed up specific processes in filing your Non-Profit.

8) How to file a Corporation in Illinois

This simple guide is all about the process of filing a Corporation in Illinois. From here, you will be walked through the steps of forming a Corporation with additional helpful links you can use along the way.

9) How to Incorporate in Illinois

One of the important processes of forming a business in Illinois is to incorporate your business. This guide will exactly help you do that.

10) 5 Mistakes When Starting a Business in Illinois

This guide points out to you the five common mistakes when starting your enterprise in Illinois. As a precaution, what you need to avoid these mistakes are also provided.

11) Illinois Startup Assistance Resources

Startup assistance resources are essential when forming a business, and this guide presents to entrepreneurs five of the most important resources that an Illinois startup should look up for information, tools, news and resources.

12) How to Finance a Business in Illinois

When looking for the right financing for your Illinois business, this guide on How to Finance a Business in Illinois can prove helpful as it outlines five of the most plausible funding options you can consider.

13) The Illinois Entrepreneur’s Startup Toolkit: 7 Solid Resources

A startup toolkit is similar to your startup assistance resources, and I put together seven of the most effective resources that you can use when starting your Illinois business.

14) 5 Best Practices for Starting an Illinois Business

Best practices serve as a benchmark for business success. This guide outlines five of the common best practices you need to put in place in your business.

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.