How To Start A Photography Business In Kansas
Below is some helpful information when starting a photography business in Kansas:
Getting Started- Kansas has a few excellent web pages to help you get started with your business: http://www.networkkansas.com/entrepreneurs/registering-a-business and http://www.kansas.gov/businesscenter/
-Select your business structure.
Determine what business structure you wish to have: Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc.
-Register your new photography business name.
You may need to register a fictitious name for your photography business.https://www.kansas.gov/businesscenter/
If you need help choosing a business name: How To Choose A Photography Business Name
-Register your photography business with Kansas.
Start registering your new business with the state of Kansas here: Kansas Business Registration
-Open a Business Checking Account.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your new photography business with your new business name.
-Find out about taxes, hire an accountant.
You may choose to file your own taxes, or decide to hire an accountant. Be sure to research sales tax regulations. More information about taxes here: http://www.ksrevenue.org/busregistration.html and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business .
You may wish to get liability insurance in case of a photography-related catastrophe.
You may possibly be required to get a license operate your photography business in a particular locale, whether you are a resident, or not.