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A Guide to Build Your Business as a Stay-at-Home Parent

The world has changed so much in the past few years. Earlier, mothers were supposed to stay at home and take care of children and the household while it was men’s duty to earn and take care of family needs. 

The reason behind this is the extravagant childcare prices. According to some speculations, it has been found that parents spend 10-25% of their income on childcare. 

Another reason is some parents choose to stay home with kids to spend time with them. 

If you are a stay-at-home parent and want to establish a business, here is how you can do it.

How To Get Started With The Business?

You might get intimidated at first from thinking about establishing a business. For example, you can open a product-based business, like clothing, candles, cosmetics, toys, etc., or a service-based business like repairing, web-designing, accounting, etc. Both businesses can be easily managed from home. 

Brainstorm ideas and identify your passion, skills, and talent. Then, conduct research and analyze what product or service you want to offer. Once you have decided on the product, move further with your business and keep innovating and improvising. 

Business Plan       

The first step in starting a business is to create a business plan. It will act as a guideline to achieving your goal. Formulate a comprehensive plan before establishing the business. 

When you go out to investors and banks to raise funds, the business plan is the most crucial thing that attracts them. 

Business Name

Another significant component of setting up a business is deciding on a name for the business. Name your business to protect your product misuse. While naming the company, Keep in mind that the name must be unique and distinctive. 

Conduct a name search before filing for the registration, as the application might get rejected if the name exists. Search databases to ensure you don’t infringe.

A business name helps in building a loyal audience and a strong brand. Use a firm standing that is not being used by someone else and trademark it to receive protection from infringements. The brand name directly gets associated with a certain quality and values. 

Register the name to receive the exclusive rights of the name. 

Receiving an EIN

EIN or Employer Identification is a unique identification number for your business granted by the IRS. It acts as a tax file number or social security number for business entities. 

Business Structure 

Every business is unique, and the business structure is defined based explicitly on the business type. Therefore, you must analyze your business and get help from an attorney to decide on your business structure and get it registered. 

Licenses and Permits 

Some businesses need special licenses and permits to run, like therapists, vets, doctors, architects, etc. To run the company, you must have the required permissions; otherwise, there are severe consequences.  

Establishing a business might feel a little scary at first, but you need to stay consistent and work hard to convert your dreams into reality. Treat your failures as opportunities and use them to get closer to success. 

Our attorneys at Incdecentral hold great expertise and experience in business law; they can help you with your business in all 50 states. We ensure your business is incorporated correctly or guarantee your money back (exclusive of state fees).

We can help you establish the business along with the necessary paperwork for obtaining your EIN, Registered Agent services, and corporate documents needed to open a bank account and hire employees.

We will send your articles of incorporation and other documents in your plan once the business confirmation is received. This can take a few days to several weeks, depending on the state of business filing and their backlog. 

Notice: The details provided within it do not constitute legal advice. The knowledge of this article is for general reference purposes only. Your access to or reliance upon this information does not create any relationship involving an attorney or client. You should always head out and consult an attorney for specific legal advice regarding your situation.