Starting a Business in the Lowcountry

Here is a guide that outlines the basic steps for starting a business in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.
 
Are you ready to start a business? How much do you know about the process? Well, what you don’t know can hurt you. Starting a business is a major challenge and should not be undertaken without considerable thought and planning. There are a number of issues to consider.
 
This handbook was developed by the SC Lowcountry Chapter of SCORE as a reference guide for entrepreneurs who are seriously considering starting their own business. We challenge you to answer a number of probing questions that will help you assess your readiness to start a business, and if you are, will give you a sense of direction and help assure your success.
 
This guide also outlines the steps you need to take to start a business in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. It shares business start-up resources you'll need, like where and how to get a business license. It identifies Federal government requirements.  It provides general business information, contact points for the tasks you will be undertaking.
Basics For Starting A Lowcountry Business