The Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-By-Step Legal Guide

Peri Pakroo (Author)

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$29.99  $27.59
Publish Date
February 25, 2020
7.0 X 0.9 X 8.9 inches | 1.6 pounds
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About the Author

Peri Pakroo ( is a business author and coach, specializing in creative and smart strategies for self-employment and small business. She has started, participated in, and consulted with start-up businesses for more than 20 years. She is the founder, publisher, and editor of Pyragraph (, an online career magazine for artists, musicians, designers, filmmakers, writers, and other creative workers worldwide. Peri received her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law. She is the author of The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, The Small Business Start-Up Kit (national and California editions) and Starting & Building a Nonprofit (all from Nolo) and has been featured in numerous national publications including Entrepreneur, Real Simple, Investor's Business Daily, and BusinessWeek.


"Peri Pakroo has created the perfect legal resource for small business owners who want to create a strong, viable and ethical business. It will save you time, energy and legal fees!"Pamela Slim, author, Escape from Cubicle Nation and Body of Work

"Peri walks you through many of the most intimidating aspects of running a small business with solid, tested strategies for success." Damian Taggart, Chief Business Development Officer, Meow Wolf

"The Small Business Start-Up Kit not only helped me launch my multifaceted business both practically and successfully, it helped me appropriately prepare for that launch (and guided me through those first several months of confusion, uncertainty, and excitement). Peri generously offers her experience and expertise to readers as she clearly addresses everything from choosing the right business name to paying taxes to hiring employees. I could not have opened my art gallery or formalized my freelance services without this book, nor would I dare embark on any other business ventures without it!" Nancy Zastudil, Owner/Director, The Necessarian, LLC (DBA Central Features Contemporary Art)

"Answers important questions, including whether to incorporate and how to price merchandise." Real Simple Magazine

"Covers a wide range of topics, from selecting a marketable name to small business laws, taxes and contracts." Miami Herald

"Step-by-step legal guide that covers a wide range of topics..." Kansas City Star

"Very strongly recommended... simply outstanding business instructional guide... " The Bookwatch