How To Start A Photography Business In Nebraska

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How to Start a Photography Business In Nebraska

There are a few steps to take to start a photography business in the state of Nebraska.
Getting started– Nebraska has a webpage to help you get your business started: https://www.nebraska.gov/osbr/index.cgi 

1. Register your photography business name.

Find out more about registering a business name here: http://www.sos.ne.gov/business/corp_serv/businessstartups.html

If you need help choosing a business name: How To Choose A Photography Business Name

2. Select your business structure.

Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc.  Find out more here: http://www.sos.ne.gov/business/corp_serv/businessstartups.html

3.  Register your photography business.

You can register your new business with the state of Nebraska here:  https://www.nebraska.gov/osbr/index.cgi

4. Open a Business Checking Account.

You will need to open a separate bank account for your photography business with your new business name.

5. Taxes.

You may want to have an accountant do the work.  Be sure to research sales tax requirements.  More info about taxes here:  http://www.revenue.nebraska.gov/business/bus_regist.html and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business

6.  Liability Insurance.

You may want to consider liability insurance to help in case of a photography-related catastrophe.