Start Working with a Bank
The first and most important financial step most businesses take is finding a bank to work with and setting up a business bank account.
Open a Business Bank Account
For legal and financial reasons, it’s important to separate your personal and business expenses and open a business bank account.
Why should I open a separate bank account for my business?
There are many reasons why it is important to open a business bank account. Opening a separate account can help protect your personal finances from business-related expenses. In order to get paid by the City of Rochester, you will need a business bank account. Additionally, many loan applications and other certifications require you to have a business bank account.
How do I open a business bank account?
The Small Business Administration (SBA) website is a great resource for learning more about opening a business bank account. Visit the SBA’s guide to opening a bank account for your business here.
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