Apparel Decorating Business Start-up Links

Embroidery Trade Association
ETA members are commercial embroiderers, suppliers to the industry, and others who have a keen business and professional interest in the application of business principles to the embroidery business. Members of ETA range in size from single person shops with single head machines to huge operations with many multiple head machines running multiple shifts.

Business Start-Up Guides and Advice from Entrepreneur.com
Tons of great information on how to get started in starting your own business.

SBA | Small Business Association
Everything from planning and marketing to legal and tax issues for anyone wanting to start a small business.

Texas Sales & Use Tax Forms
State of Texas Comptroller's list of sales and use tax forms, applications, and information.

CPA Tax Links
List of links to sales and use tax information for each state.

The IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Lots of tax information, forms and start-up help.

Startup Nation
Guides, plans and how-tos for starting your new business.

Check out some industry magazines, trade shows, or trade associations for even more background information on the apparel decorating industry.

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