How To Start A Photography Business In Wyoming

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How to Start a Photography Business In Wyoming

Here are some steps on how to start a new photography business in the state of Wyoming.
Getting started– The state of Wyoming has a few links to help you get started:  http://www.sos.wv.gov/business-licensing/Documents/StartingABusinessGuide.pdf and http://www.business4wv.com/b4wvpublic/default.aspx?pagename=startbusiness

-Register your new photography business name with the state of Wyoming.

Find out more about registering a business name with Wyoming here: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Business/Docs/HowToChooseACompanyName.pdf

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

-Select a business structure for your business.

Some examples of business entities you can choose are: Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc.  Find out more here: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/Publications/ChoiceIsYours.pdf

-Register your photography business in Wyoming.

Find out more about how register your new photography business with the state of Wyoming here: https://doe.state.wy.us/wyereg/

-Open a new Business Checking Account for your Business.

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

-Research tax requirements in the state of Wyoming.

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

 -Research Liability Insurance for your Business.

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