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Starting a Business Checklist

A lot of thinking and planning goes into starting a business. Make sure you’re ready to meet your North Carolina tax obligations from the beginning so you can spend more time running your business.

The following checklist is a guide to the steps you need to take to comply with North Carolina tax laws when opening a new business in the Tar Heel state. It is for your convenience and should not be interpreted as specific tax advice. You should review the information carefully and contact the appropriate agency if you have any questions about how each of these steps applies to your business.

N.C. Department of Revenue

Other Agencies

Local Government Requirements: check with your local government agencies to find out about the following:

You also may want to look at the The N.C. Department of Commerce’s comprehensive guide to starting a business in North Carolina.

Updated 3/25/2011 10:53:03 AM | B Johnson