Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.
Put together a business estate plan that covers your company’s assets, trade secrets and organizational structure so that forces beyond your control don’t slow it down. Read more
Exiting a business requires filing paperwork to officially dissolve your business with the state and taking care of other legal and financial formalities.
If you are currently in the process of ending the business’ operations, take care of these areas to ensure your business is officially terminated with the state.
Business owners decide it’s time to sell for many reasons. Some of the standard tips for how to get the most for your investment when selling a business are less obvious than others. Here are some of the less obvious tips available.
You’re not alone if you inherited the family business with no formal succession plan in place. About 64 percent of family companies don’t have a written succession plan, while another 19 percent have one “in progress.” Use these tips to find your footing after you’ve suddenly inherited the family business.