Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.
With SCORE, you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your Portland SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.
Employers need to be certain they are complying with hiring laws. Read more
There are a lot of decisions to make when starting a new business, but with so much on your plate, your legal business structure may have not made the list. Read more
FEINs are issued by the IRS. Understanding exactly what an FEIN is, why you need one, and how to acquire one should help relieve any anxieties you may have. Read more
With launching a new company comes the need to make many decisions. Among them: choosing a business structure. The type you select for your startup affects far more than whether or not your company’s name includes something like “LLC” or “Inc.” at the end of it.
At every stage of employment -- from placing job advertisements to conducting interviews -- you must comply with federal, state and even local anti-discrimination laws. Let’s take a closer look at what your applications can and can’t cover to ensure fairness and airtight legal compliance.