Essential Pittsburgh
5:48 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Business Basics 101

Rebecca Harris is Director of the Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
Rebecca Harris is Director of the Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
Credit Rebecca Harris / Chatham Center for Women's Entrepreneurship

Many people dream of having their own business but how do you get started? Business contributor Rebecca Harris begins a two-part series on the basics of starting a business. She talks with attorney Beth Slagle about what you need to know from writing a business plan to hiring employees. Also take a look at some of the State websites for proper business licensing and fees:

Create a Business Entity

Professional Licensing

FAQs for Business Licensing

Corporation Filing Guidelines

Corporation Filing Fees

Important Statewide Phone Numbers