For when you need more help than Internet research can give –

you can always reach out to a professional. Here are some places to start.

Get financial help

An accountant can help you with things like filing taxes, paying employees, setting up and understanding your books, and using financial insights to make better business decisions.

Get legal help

An attorney can help you draft legal documents like your legal entity paperwork, your business plan, and customer, employee, or vendor agreements.

Find a mentor

Ask questions, get advice, and connect to someone with deep knowledge of small businesses.

Connect with another small business owner

Sometimes talking to someone who intimately knows the ins and outs of getting started can be helpful.