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Starting a Business

Starting a business always begins with an idea. But entrepreneurs must be savvy about devising business plans, securing small business loans, and making any number of critical moves that can make or break an organization. FindLaw's extensive collection of start-up resources will help you navigate which business structure to choose, better understand business law, comply with state and local regulations and find other important materials to help you start a business. In addition, you will find sample documents, information about hiring attorneys, and contact information for small business development centers.

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