In 1997, nearly 4,000 new regulations were issued by federal regulatory agencies alone. At least 59 of these regs are estimated to cost small business owners $100 million per year. These figures donÆt even touch the burden placed on small business owners by the state agencies. The regulatory jungle is a fierce one for both aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. ThereÆs help.
The Oasis PressÆ state-specific SmartStart Your Business series untangles the web of laws, rules, guidelines, and compliance issues. Do you know the best operating entity for your type of business? Let SmartStart explain the differences between LLCs, S corporations, and sole proprietorships. Will you have employees? DonÆt open your doors until you understand your duties as an employer. Have you officially registered, licensed, and gained all the required posters, permits, and procedures for legally operating your business? If not, SmartStart will tell you how to do it -- in a quick, efficient, organized, and relatively painless manner.
For nearly a quarter of a century, The Oasis Press has provided essential business primers to nearly 3 million readers. Its Successful Business Library has been recognized by leading small business organizations and publications, like the U.S. Small Business Administration and Inc. magazine. Based on extensive research on and dealing with the small business community, the editorial staff at The Oasis Press knows the ins and outs of starting a small business.
This new business how-to series provides the most up-to-date information on virtually every issue affecting small business. To SmartStart your business is to:
- Equip yourself with a well-written and detailed business plan ù that tells lenders, investors, partners, and employees where your product or service is now and where it will be in the future.
- Understand the market for your product or service ù knowing who your ideal customers are and where you can find them.
- Know who to contact for financing and how to manage your business finances
- Take a proactive approach to dealing with the countless state, federal, and local agencies ù to protect your business against lawsuits and fines.
This one-of-a-kind manual is available for nearly 32 states covering over 87% of the total U.S. population. (The remainder of the states are slated for publication by early 2000.) Written by entrepreneurial minded people in easy to understand language, SmartStart is about getting your product or service to the marketplace and giving you the information you need to keep your business free from unnecessary government entanglements. We do the research for you....we keep you abreast of recent and pending legislation affecting you, the small business owner. If you want to save time and money, get a SmartStart on your business today! á