A Wall Street Journal business bestseller! "A thorough and detailed help guide." -Fort Worth Star-Telegram Do you want to start your own business? Do you know how to deal with all the legal and business issues and the endless paperwork? Don't worry! This friendly and up-to-date guide walks you through every step of the process, covers recent tax law changes, helps you raise capital - and even includes a CD-ROM packed with actual forms, agreements, and policies you'll need! All this on the bonus CD-ROM Over 250 forms, agreements, and checklists useful to entrepreneurs and small businesses Sample letters of intent, confidentiality agreements, and employment forms Consulting and independent contractor agreements and Web-related contracts Discover how to: Form corporations and partnerships Fund your business with venture capital Protect your ideas and inventions Negotiate cost-effective leases Expand your business on the WebHarroch, Richard D. is the author of 'Small Business Kit for Dummies', published 2004 under ISBN 9780764559846 and ISBN 0764559842.