Ohio State University Extension's, in collaboration with Godman Guild Association, would like to thank and acknowledge the U.S. Department Of Education for funding the Technology Access to Better Learning and Employment (T.A.B.L.E.) Project. 

FAQs on Home Based Business

  1. What do I need to know to start a Home Based Business ?

  2. What records do I need to keep ?

  3. How do I manage my business and organize my time ?

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What do I need to know to start a Home Based Business ?

The Pros and Cons of a Home Business, CDFS-1000

Starting a Business in Your Home-Is It For You? CDFS-1126

Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, CDFS-1203

Understanding Marketing, CDFS-1251

Conducting Market Research, CDFS-1252

Finding Customers: Market Segmentation, CDFS-1253

Advertising: An Investment in Your Business's Future, CDFS-1276

Keeping Customers Satisfied, CDFS-1301

Pricing, CDFS-1326

Information Sources, CDFS-1351

The Profit and Loss Statement: What Does It Mean?, CDFS-1153-96

The Balance Sheet: What Does It Mean?, CDFS-1154

Employee or Independant Contractor, CDFS-1179

Employing Family Members, CDFS-1180

Payroll Set-up and Reporting, CDFS-1181

Insurance, CDFS-1202-95

Small Business Financing Programs in Ohio, CDFS-1226-96

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What records do I need to keep ?

Records and Record Keeping, CDFS-1151

Setting Up a Record Keeping System, CDFS-1152

Taxes-Federal, CDFS-1176

Taxes-State and Local, CDFS-1177

Business Use of the Car, CDFS-1178

      Licenses, Permits and Zoning, CDFS-1201

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How do I manage my business and organize my time ?

Tips on Effective Time Management, CDFS-1006

Organizing A Business Plan, CDFS-1101

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