Starting a Business Starting a business could be exciting. If you're considering starting a business, start here. This section provides information on everything from a checklist for a new business, to selecting a business structure, and more. Operating a Business This section contains information you need to operate your business. Learn about operating a business with employees, business expenses and tax credits, filing and paying taxes, recordkeeping, and choosing an accounting method. Closing a Business There is more involved in closing your business than just locking the doors. This section provides procedures for getting out of business, including what forms to file and how to handle additional revenue received or expenses you may incur. Closing a Business Video Watch the video presentation, or read the transcript, for more information about closing a business.