Small Business 101

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Types of business structures

How you structure your business is a key decision. Use this guide to understand the different types of business structures to help you get started.

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Best states to start a business

As you look to start a small business, three of the main things you’re going to worry about are location, location, and location. And for good reason: the specific place and time in which you start up a small business, freelance operation, or independent contractor career can have a huge impact on the longevity and success of your venture.

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Certification vs. licensure

We explain the key differences between certification and licensure whether you’re starting your business or looking to grow it. Learn more.