Start A Cleaning Business In Massachusetts

How To Start A Cleaning Business In Massachusetts

How To Start A Cleaning Business In Massachusetts

Here is some information on how to start a cleaning business in the state of Massachusetts.  These links will help you start just about any type of cleaning business including: residential house cleaning, commercial cleaning, office cleaning, janitorial services, power washing, carpet cleaning, and more.

Getting Started-  Massachusetts has a helpful web page to get your cleaning business started here:

-Select your business structure.

Determine what business structure you wish to have. Many small businesses are sole-proprietorships.  More on business structures here:

-Register your new cleaning business name.

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

If you need help selecting a name for your cleaning business:  Choosing A Cleaning Business Name

 -Register your new cleaning business.

Register your cleaning business with the state of Massachusetts Secretary of State’s Office:

-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, hire an accountant.

You may choose to file your own taxes, or decide to hire an accountant.  More information about taxes here: and .

  -Liability Insurance.

You might want liability insurance depending on what type of cleaning services you plan to offer.

-City License.

You may need a city license to operate your cleaning business in a particular locale, whether you are a resident, or not.

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