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Interested in Starting a Business?
To start a business, you will first need to register your DBA (Doing Business As) with the Vermont State Secretary of State's office. Sounds daunting? It isn't. To register a DBA with the State of Vermont, you simply need to fill out a short form and send $50 to the Secretary of State's office. Trade Name Registration for Vermont
Your work might be subject to Vermont State Sales Tax. Please call the VT State Secretary of State's office with your questions. They are very helpful. Vermont Secretary of State
Then What Do I Do?
Well, you've just started a business and you need to get it up off the ground. You'll likely be interested in a logo design, outdoor sign, business cards, a brochure and a website. These things cost money that you might have available or not. In either case, I recommend the following:
With this effort, you'll probably find some work. Believe it or not, you've just utilized direct marketing to initiate sales.
Need Help Finding Government Contracts?
Not sure if your business is suited for such work or how to find specific projects and place bids? Well, there is an organization specifically designed to work with individual Vermont business owners. The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center, through the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, has a bid match program specifically designed to match businesses with government contract work and even help businesses owners prepare and submit bid proposals.
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