Home-based businesses present unique small business issues. Learn
about the home office deduction, zoning issues related to your home
business, and home business insurance.
The Home or Hobby Business: An Overview
How to improve your chances of success when starting a home business.
The Home Office Tax Deduction
Running a business from home can help you lower your tax bill.
Home Businesses and Zoning Laws
How city or county zoning or planning laws affect your home business.
Home Business Insurance
Why your homeowners' or renters' insurance may not be enough.
Working From Home: How to Telecommute
The pros and cons of working from home and how to get your boss to allow you to telecommute.
Home-Based Business: What Licenses and Permits Are Required?
Make sure you know what licenses and permits are required before you start a home business.
Did I hire an employee or an independent contractor?
States have become very aggressive in auditing companies to figure out whether their independent contractors should have been classified as employees for purposes of unemployment compensation.
Do independent contractors need business licenses?
The answer depends on where you work and what you do.