How To Start A Cleaning Business In Mississippi

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How to Start a Cleaning Business In Mississippi

Here is some information on how to start a cleaning business (part or full-time) in the state of Mississippi.
Mississippi has a website to help you get started with your business: http://www.sos.ms.gov/BusinessServices/Pages/default.aspx

  1. Register your new cleaning business name.

You may need to register a fictitious name for your business.

For help deciding on a cleaning business name: Choosing a Cleaning Business Name

  1. Select your business structure.

Determine what business structure you wish to have.  Many small business owners are sole-proprietors.  More on business structures here:  https://www.sos.ms.gov/BusinessServices/Documents/Business%20Entities%20(Clean).pdf

  1.  Register your new cleaning business.

You may be required to register your business with your state.

  1. Open a Business Checking Account.

You will need to open a separate bank account for your cleaning business with your new business name.

  1. Find out about taxes, hire an accountant.

You may want to file your own taxes if you are a small cleaning business. As you grow, it will be easier to have an accountant do the work. More information about Mississippi taxes here: http://www.dor.ms.gov/Business/Pages/default.aspx and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business .

  1.  Liability Insurance.

You may want some form of liability insurance, depending on what cleaning services you will offer.

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