You may be thinking about starting or acquiring a business. There are several ways to start a business, and each has benefits and challenges.
You can choose from several ways to own your business; creating your own business from an idea, choosing to buy an existing business or franchise, becoming a contractor or starting a cooperative.
Remember, the type of business that’s best for you will be guided by your interests and passions, skills and experiences, financial situation, goals, and timing.
Each business option has its own benefits and challenges and the below information will help with what you need to do so you can start operating your business.