Getting Started With Your New Business

Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a daunting task. Listed below are several websites to help get things started efficiently.

Tax Information

Taxes for small business may seem confusing at first, but use the links below to get you off to a good start:

Fictitious Name

One of the first steps to starting your business is registering your business name. Click the link below to get started.

Employee Identification Number

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN. Use the links below to figure out if you need an EIN number and to process your EIN number request.

Business Structure

LLC? S-Corp? C-Corp? Deciding how to structure your business has many factors to consider. Use the SBA website below to read and understand the differences and advantages to filing as each business structure.

Local Employee Reporting Agency

Whenever you hire a new employee, you are required to register it with the Commonwealth Workforce Development System. The link below will take you directly to the website where you can register and find out more information about the hiring requirements set by the state of Pennsylvania.

Call Before You Dig

Whether you are digging in Pennsylvania or you own/operate underground lines, Pennsylvania One Call System is important to you. Our Mission is to prevent damage to underground facilities and to promote safety. Check out the brochure below to find out more about this One Call system.