How to Start a Cleaning Business In Kentucky
Here are some steps on how to start a cleaning business in the state of Kentucky. This information will help you start just about any type of cleaning business (part or full-time).
Getting started– The state of Kentucky has created a website to help you start your new cleaning business: http://onestop.ky.gov/
-Select your business structure.
Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. Find out more here: http://onestop.ky.gov/start/Pages/structure.aspx
-Register your new cleaning business name with Kentucky.
Find out more about registering a business name here: http://onestop.ky.gov/start/Pages/structure.aspx
If you need help selecting a name for your cleaning business: Choosing a New Cleaning Business Name
-Register your cleaning business with Kentucky.
Find out more about how register your cleaning business with the state of Kentucky here: https://secure.kentucky.gov/sos/ftbr/Welcome.aspx
-Open a Business Checking Account.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your cleaning business with your new business name.
-Find out about taxes and 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 info about taxes here: http://onestop.ky.gov/start/Pages/statetax.aspx and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business
You will possibly want liability insurance depending on the type of cleaning business you have.
You may need to obtain a city license operate your cleaning business in a particular locale, whether you are a resident, or not.