It’s Business, And It’s Personal

Establishing a business requires detailed planning

On Behalf of | Jun 20, 2014 | Business Formation & Planning |

Entrepreneurship isn’t just for young people. Studies indicate that nearly 25 million people in America who are above the age of 44 would like to start their own business, with many of these companies being launched in retirement. A few tips can help a person with the exciting yet complex process of establishing a business in North Carolina.

First, it helps to decide the income one would like to generate from the business, as well as the number of hours one would prefer to work. It’s also necessary to decide on the type of company desired. Location is also important when deciding where to set up a so-called brick-and-mortar business.

It’s necessary to also assess what type of work will suit one’s personality. Some jobs require more human interaction than others do. Meanwhile, others seem may be dull, while other ones appear exciting. A business will be most enjoyable to run if the work is fulfilling. Finally, it’s also important to create a financial plan for the new company and determine how much funding is needed to begin the entity.

A financial plan can help one to make sure that a new venture fits one’s budget in North Carolina. Establishing a business isn’t always easy, but becoming familiar with applicable business laws and pursuing well-thought-out business formation can help to make the process smoother. Business formation — for example, setting up a limited liability company or corporation — can help a new entrepreneur to decrease his or her tax liability as well as make sure that his or her personal assets remain safe from creditors.

Source:, “Retiring? Now it’s time to start a business“, Rhonda Abrams, June 16, 2014