When starting a business what are the first steps you should take?

  • Clients often ask “What do I do first when starting a business?”
  • The most critical thing is to get and use an attorney
  • The first thing to do is to create the appropriate business entity: either an LLC, a C Corporation or an S Corp. Almost never use a partnership anymore.
  • Second, get insurance. The type depends on the what your business actually does.
  • Third, invest time and money actively promoting your business.
  • With helpful business advice and an experienced New Jersey attorney, you can get your business going and profitable as soon as possible.