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Your First 6 Legal Steps to Starting a Home Business

Starting a home business is a great way to launch a new venture as an entrepreneur. Currently, about 50 percent of U.S. businesses are home-based. Whether you want to invent a new product, sell...


Teal Trunk: Silicone Scrubbers for Better Household Cleaning

Incfile’s #INCspiration Founder Story series is an ongoing feature where we promote the real-life stories of actual Incfile clients who used Incfile’s business formation services to start their...


SOTM — Bilingual Bebe: Online Preschool in French

Incfile’s Spotlight of the Month (SOTM) series shares real-life success stories from actual Incfile clients who used Incfile’s business formation services to make their companies “official” as legal...


Starting a Business in Chicago, IL: What Makes This City Perfect for Entrepreneurs

If you’re trying to decide on the best state to start an LLC or the best city in which to locate and build your business, it can be helpful to hear from other entrepreneurs about their experiences....


Comparing 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) for Nonprofit Startups

If you want to start a nonprofit charitable organization, choosing the right entity to form will be essential to your success and legal status as a nonprofit. 


​Limited Liability Company (LLC) vs. Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

When you start a business, you don’t have to go it alone. Starting a business with partners can be a good strategy to help you maximize your strengths, be more productive, find new opportunities and...


Back to Business: Here's How to Renew Business Licenses and Permits in 2021

The year 2020 has been a time of great uncertainty for small business owners. But looking ahead to 2021, there is one thing that many small business owners can be certain about: you may need to...


Google My Business: What It Is and How Incfile Can Get You Verified for Free

Would you like to get better search results on Google, get more customers and make it easier for people to find your business? A free Google My Business listing can take your business to the next...


SOTM – DivySci: Forming a Diverse Future of STEM Work

Incfile’s Spotlight Of The Month (SOTM) series features some of the real-life entrepreneurial success stories of Incfile clients. Small business owners in this Spotlight series chose Incfile’s...


Celebrating Veterans Day: A Full Start a Business Checklist for Veterans

Veterans are some of the hardest-working people in America, with a dedication to problem-solving, teamwork and being of service to a larger cause. All of these attributes can make veterans ideal for...