Home based business is one of the fastest-growing sectors of business and a significant proportion of small business owners are based at home. So, if you are stay at home mom and dad and wish you could have some extra incomes to cover your daily needs and stuff other that your main income from the current job then starting a home based business would be an important alternative for you to try.
So once you’ve chosen a home-based business idea you’re passionate about, write a business plan The research and thinking that you do as you work through the business plan will do more than anything else to ensure that the business you start succeeds.
Take Action: Since this step is so important and expensive if it’s not done correctly, we highly recommend investing 10 minutes to go over your options through our business structure comparison guide You’ll get a better idea of the advantages and disadvantages of each while building a solid legal foundation for your business.
It can be less expensive than renting or buying commercial space, there may be possible tax deductions you can claim, (for example, a portion of property taxes, utilities, repairs and maintenance, home insurance and a portion of your mortgage interest or rent) and you may have more flexibility with your hours.
To assist you, please view the list of permitted and prohibited home occupations as well as the use limitations as outlined in Article 9 of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance Prior to opening your business, you will need to obtain a Home Occupation Permit from our zoning staff.