How to Start a Photography Business In New Hampshire
Here is how to start your own photography business in New Hampshire.
Here are two websites from the state of New Hampshire that will help you get your business started: http://www.nheconomy.com/start/ and https://www.nh.gov/business/doingbusiness.html
1. Register your photography business name.
Find out more about registering your business name here: https://www.sos.nh.gov/corporate/faqs.html
If you need help choosing a business name: How To Choose A Photography Business Name
2. Select a business structure.
Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. Find out more here: http://www.nhsbdc.org/choosing-legal-form-your-business-0
3. Register your photography business.
You can find out more about registering your new business with the state of New Hampshire here: https://quickstart.sos.nh.gov/online/Account
4. Open a Business Checking Account.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your photography business with your new business name.
You may want to have an accountant do the work. Be sure to research sales tax requirements. More information about taxes here: http://revenue.nh.gov/businesses/index.htm and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business .
6. Get Liability Insurance.
You way want to consider liability insurance to help in case of a photography-related catastrophe.