How to Start a Photography Business In South Carolina
There are a number of steps to start a photography business in the state of South Carolina. You must do your own thorough research, as laws change regularly.
Getting started– A website created by the state of South Carolina to help you start your business can be found here: http://www.sc.gov/business/Pages/STARTINGABUSINESS.aspx
-Register your photography business name.
Find out more about registering a business name at STEP 2 at this link: Business Name Registration .
If you need help choosing a business name: How To Choose A Photography Business Name
-Select a business structure.
Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. Find out more here: Business Structure
-Register your photography business.
Find out more about how register your new business with the state of South Carolina here: http://www.sos.sc.gov/Business_Opportunities
-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 consider liability insurance to help in case of a photography-related catastrophe.