Now that your band is set up and registered and you have gone through your branding exercise, you are ready to run your business. A lot of operating requirements can be time-consuming, and frankly, not that much fun, but if you want your business to survive you can’t avoid them. They are a key part of your business foundation and will save you unnecessary heartache down the line. More importantly, they will help you meet government and legal requirements and give you systems that you can build upon as your band gets more popular.
This section covers the major areas for keeping your business running smoothly:
- Band Agreement Toolkit asks you to decide on key issues as a band before you get too far along.
- Finances and Taxes outlines the important accounting, bookkeeping, and budgeting systems and tax considerations.
- Legal Considerations lists a range of issues that may need assistance from a lawyer.
- How to Go Green Toolkit guides you on incorporating environmental practices in your day-to-day business as well as on tour.
Should you talk to a lawyer? Here are some issues that may need a lawyer’s help.