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Costs entrepreneurs should consider when running a company

Those in Nevada and elsewhere who want to start their own company may have a lot of expenses when they first start. Some of these expenses they may plan for. However, there may be several that they fail to anticipate or don’t fully understand. For instance, business owners will need to pay a self-employment tax of 15.3 percent on profits of up to $127,000.

It may also be necessary to get a permit to form an LLC or otherwise do business in a state. Local or other regulations may require a permit to renovate a building or other property that the company may own. Those who want to start their own company are advised to have a reserve fund or line of credit to help cover such costs and other related expenses. Business owners may also want to look into getting business insurance.

This may limit the financial exposure that a company and its owner face in a lawsuit or any other complaint. Insurance costs vary depending on the needs of the person who is purchasing the policy. Finally, those who have bad credit may find that they pay more for a loan or other sources of funding. This may be true when either the business owner has bad credit, or the company itself has a poor track record with debt.

Individuals who want control over their career may find entrepreneurship to be attractive to them. However, there may be many financial and other costs to consider before starting a company. Talking with an attorney may help new business owners determine if they need permits or to file paperwork before they can take certain actions in the marketplace. This may also help an owner to determine how much money it may take to meet those requirements.

John P. Aldrich
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