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It's Georgia Small Business Week, and Georgia is the perfect state for it! Learn why small businesses thrive in Georgia.
If you own a business in the state of Georgia, now is the time to make sure you complete your annual registration. The deadline to complete your annual registration for this year is April 1, 2017.
Keep yourself warm this Fall with a glass of wine. Better yet, check out some of Georgia's local wineries! Learn about the types of wineries and how you can start your own.
With fall comes all kinds of seasonal activities. So while you hike the trails and pick out the best pumpkin, take a break at your favorite local brewery or brewpub. Learn the difference between these two business structures, and how you can start your own!
The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides resources and support and for businesses from start to "what's next?" See how the SBA can help your business!
Learn how to reserve your business's name for 30 days while you finish all the other necessary paperwork.
Find out how to write and submit Articles of Incorporation to the Georgia Secretary of State Corporations Division.
If you've started the process of creating a new business in Georgia, begin your research here! Check out these quick tips.
A corporation opens the door for the introduction of shareholders in a small business.
An LLC can provide small business owners with some liability protection while still being easy to navigate.