Essential Pittsburgh
6:31 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Business Basics 101 Part 2

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 running their own business but don't know how to get started. Business contributor Rebecca Harris continues a two-part series on the basics of starting a business. She talks with business mentor and attorney Beth Slagle about choosing the best business entity, from partnerships to sole proprietorships.

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