From registering your business as an LLC (or S Corp, or B Corp) with local, state, and the federal government to creating and signing a variety of legal documents and contracts, there will come a variety of situations in which you’ll benefit from having a little legal expertise in your camp as you put your business into motion.
Get a referral for a lawyer.
The Lancaster Bar Association can help match you with a lawyer who specializes business law. Community First Fund and SCORE regularly refer entrepreneurs to a range of experienced local lawyers.
Register your business.
Prepare for taxes and get your paperwork in order by registering your business. The Duke Street Business Center can give you information for how to register in Pennsylvania and with the federal government, while Lancaster City can assist you with local registration and questions.