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Old 12-21-2017, 06:13 PM
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I don't know, but I would like to say congratulations to you for the new endeavor and having the balls to strike it out on your own!
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Kind words and wishes e'one. Thank you!

The AO and its members are very supportive and encouraging. I am really happy to be a part of this forum and profession.
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My to-do checklist:
Professional liability insurance (in case I get sued for bad advice)
Accountant (Help set up LLC/type of business)
Lawyer
SAS License
Microsoft License
New Computer and monitor
Checking account for LLC
Make up an invoice
Pay my dues to SOA and AAA
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Do I need a non-compete? or even a non-disclosure? agreements?
BAA
NDA
Invoice
Time Tracking software
What else am I not thinking of?
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A dedicated phone line for your business?
An email domain that's more custom than gmail.com?

Neither are absolutely necessary, just the things that came to my mind.
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How are you handling payroll and all the reporting that is associated with that?
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How are you handling payroll and all the reporting that is associated with that?
I am using and meeting with a local CPA to ask help with this.
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My to-do checklist:
Professional liability insurance (in case I get sued for bad advice)
Accountant (Help set up LLC/type of business)
Lawyer
SAS License
Microsoft License
New Computer and monitor
Checking account for LLC
Make up an invoice
Pay my dues to SOA and AAA
Biography
Business Cards
Credit Card
Website (do you recommend making one with peoplesoft?)
Phone/Fax Line
Do I need a non-compete? or even a non-disclosure? agreements?
What else am I not thinking of?
R is free...

Use a VOIP instead of an actual phone/fax line.

Track every expense. If you don't reimburse yourself from the business income, it's deductible (or at least, used to be...)

Don't employ yourself. Create a partnership. First 20% of your income is (federal) tax free if it's as a pass through and you're under $150k-ish, which you likely will be in year 1.
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