Also, this story involves complete strangers, and therefore, is unlikely to come back to haunt me.As in, I conveniently forgot their names.)Rewind two weeks: I'm hanging out with some girlfriends and one of them mentions how she saw a groupon-like deal for speed dating.Your physical address in SANTA MONICA will be your business address. Box address as your as your business mailing address. Another consideration is targeting your prospects income level to advertise for your new business.
If you are of Chinese descent, this event is perfect for you.Dating services is a good business these days because people do not stay long in relationships so they are always looking for new dates. The profit potential is huge especially now that the baby boomers age 50 to 65 will want to date till they drop dead since it is hard to break bad habits they have formed when young.In the majority of states, speed dating or any dating service is not regulated any more than any other regular business.Thus, simply choose to be a sole owner, partnership, LLC or corporation.Anyone you chose, you will need a general business license. If you do not become a corporation or LLC, you will need to register your name with a DBA doing business as certificate. Third, if you will hire employees, obtain a federal and a state employer tax identification number.