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Business Practices

Raquida, Colombia – Pile of Pigs

Congratulations! As an Artist you are a small business owner!

10 Steps to Starting Your Small Business

*This article is adapted for artist from Small Business Administration ( For more information on any of the steps visit article.

1. Market Research Read More

2. Write a  Business Plan Read More

3. Fund your Business Read More

4. Pick your Business Location Read More

5. Choose a Structure Read More

6. Choose Your Name Read More

7. Register your Business Read More

8. Get Federal and State Tax IDs Read More

 9. Apply for Licences and Permits Read More

 10. Open a Business Account Read More


Tax Preparer for craftspeople, Linda Metzger, provides her tax tips for new businesses.

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Here are some other links with Tax information:

For General art business practices;

Art / Work by Bhandari & Melber is an excellent book about being a professional in the art field.