Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC)
     

 

 

 
Frequently Asked Questions

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link bullet What are my legal business obligations?
link bullet Where can I get federal and state tax identification numbers?
link bullet What is a DBA and how do I get one?
link bullet What are the laws regarding wages/hours/benefits for employees?
link bullet Where can I find assistance for a non-profit business?
link bullet Will you help me obtain grants and other free money?
link bullet How much money will I need to start a business?
link bullet How do I become a federal/state government vendor?
link bullet How do I obtain health insurance for my business?
link bullet What insurance should I carry for my business?
link bullet Will you write my business plan?
link bullet How do I register my business name?
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Where can I find the laws, requirements and regulations for Workers' Comp Insurance?

link bullet How do I find out if anyone else is using the name I chose for my business?
link bullet What taxes are required for my business?
link bullet Is the business that I want to purchase overpriced?
link bullet Where can I find an attorney?
link bullet What qualifies a business as a "small business"?
link bullet What is a corporation?
 

 

 
     
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