An Entrepreneur's Handbook Prepared By: The Mississippi Small Business Development Center The University of Mississippi University, Mississippi Summer 1996 Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U. This handbook is only a general guide for most businesses and is not intended to cover all details and specific requirements. Introduction Profile of an Entrepreneur Business Pitfalls and Opportunities Business Basics Forms of Business Organization The Business Plan Financing Your Business Government Rules and Regulations Business Insurance This handbook is intended to provide a basic guide for information and sources of assistance on starting and operating a business in Mississippi.
An application form SS-4 may be obtained by contacting the IRS at 800-829-1040 or by visiting the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) nearest you.
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