How To Start A Photography Business In Utah

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How to Start a Photography Business In Utah

Here are some steps on how to become a legal photography business (part or full-time) in the state of Utah.
Getting started– The state of Utah has created resources to help you start your business:  Starting a Business in Utah and Utah Business Resources

-Register your photography business name.

Find out more about registering a business name here:  https://secure.utah.gov/bes/

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: http://www.utah.gov/business/starting/structure_starting.html

-Register your photography business.

Find out more about how register your new photography business with the state of Utah here: https://secure.utah.gov/account/log-in.html

-Open a Business Checking Account.

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

-Taxes.

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

 -Get Liability Insurance.

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

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