What New California Business Owners Need To Know About Federal Taxes

California businesses often start out small. As a new business owner you need to know your federal tax responsibilities. Here are links to basic federal tax information for start-up businesses. Links are also provided to help in making certain business decisions. The list is not all-inclusive. Other steps may be appropriate for your specific type of business such as contacting a qualified California business attorney who can help.

Is it a Business or a Hobby?

Selecting a Business Structure

Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Business Taxes


When Do I Start My Tax Year?

Selecting an Accounting Method

Checklist for Starting a Business

Establishing a Retirement Plan

Small Business Publications

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