As an entrepreneurs, if you didn’t know the legal aspects of a business, then this is a must read from you. After reading, you MUST take action if you really want you business to grow.
You have been asking yourself questions about your business and why it’s not moving the way you want. What you may not have asked yourself is whether you have a business at all.
Most entrepreneurs come up with reasons to justify their not starting a real business. They focus more on the practical aspects of the business, which is not bad, but incomplete.
The practical aspects I am talking about are the business plan, the production process, distribution channels, marketing, and so on. Very few think about the legal aspects of the business.
Small business owners and solopreneurs always push the legal aspects of their business in “I will think about it”. Many like me before, are aware that they’re doing a great disfavor to their business for not taking the legal aspects seriously.
Very few businesses you find brandishing their brands online are actually registered. We have more CEOs on social media than existing businesses in the real sense. It is a must for you to know and take into consideration the legal aspects of a business.
For any business to carry out activities within the borders of Cameroon, it must be registered at least with the local council or with Trade and Personal Property Credit Register, TPPCR.
Once you have obtained your business registration certificate from the TPPCR, you need to apply for a business license, maximum 15 days after you start carrying out activities. Obtaining the business license automatically registers you for taxes.
It’s worthy to note that you’re exempted from the business license tax in the first year of your activity after registration.
It is a must to keep business records as it enables you to know whether your business is making profit or at a loss. These records may also be needed for tax purposes to support the figures on your statistical and tax returns in case the tax authority ask questions.
It should be noted that accounting records remain valid and can be required by the tax authority up to ten years after the record was entered.
The above are the basic legal aspects of a business that wants to grow. If any of the above is lacking, then you’re sure not a business.
If you had not taken the legal aspects of starting and growing your business, then you should take action now before it’s too late.
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