How to Start a Cleaning Business In Minnesota
Here is some information to help get your new cleaning business registered.
Getting started– The state of Minnesota has resources to help you get your business started: https://mn.gov/deed/business/starting-business/ and http://www.sos.state.mn.us/business-liens/start-a-business/how-to-start-a-business-in-minnesota/
One of the first things you will need to do is register your new cleaning business name.
Find out more about registering a fictitious name or DBA (“Doing Business As”) here: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/business-liens/start-a-business/naming-your-business/
If you need help selecting a name for your cleaning business: Choosing A Cleaning Company Name
Before registering your business, you will need to select your business structure.
Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. Find out more here: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/business-liens/start-a-business/types-of-minnesota-businesses/
You will need to register your new cleaning business with the state of Minnesota.
You can register your cleaning business with the state of Minnesota here: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/business-liens/start-a-business/how-to-register-your-business/
You will need to 0pen a business account at your bank.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your cleaning business with your new business name.
You will need to register your business for tax purposes and may want to hire an accountant.
If you are a small business, it won’t be too difficult to file your own taxes. As you grow, it will be easier to have an accountant do the work.
More info about taxes here:
You may want to get some form of liability insurance.
You may consider some type of liability insurance, depending on what type of cleaning business you will be starting.