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Ask SCORE: Business Plans

In this LIVE Q & A session, SCORE mentor and business plan expert Hal Shelton will devote the entire hour to answering YOUR questions. Read more


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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. Read more


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4 Steps to Starting a Successful Part-Time Business

In this webinar, learn how to make your side business a legitimate business that's primed to succeed! Read more


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Tax Advantages of Incorporating Vs. Sole Proprietorship

There are a lot of decisions to make when starting a new business, but with so much on your plate, your legal business structure may have not made the list. Read more

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10 Legal Steps Every Small Business Should Take – Small Business Legal Toolkit

SCORE is proud to partner with Rocket Lawyer to provide information and resources to help you with small business legal matters. Read more

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Tips on Using Independent Contractors

Millions of small businesses use independent contractors to perform a multitude of tasks. But when is an independent contractor really an employee? Read more

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9 Steps to Starting Your Own Nonprofit

If you are passionate about improving your community or desire to make a difference in the world, then forming a nonprofit corporation could be the right choice for you. Read more

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What is the Difference between a Nonprofit Organization and a Charity?

While all charities are nonprofits, not all nonprofits are charities. Here, you'll find the primary differences between the two. Read more

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Self Employment - The Right Path for You?

Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, explains why so many people choose the self employment route and why it may be right for you. Read more

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Barter Tax and Accounting Issues

Barter transactions can provide your company with important financial, sales and marketing benefits. Read more

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Take Advantage of Home Business Tax Breaks

Running a business out of your home has many advantages: no commute, you can dress how you want (well, most of the time), easy access to your kids, etc. Read more