There are many differences state to state and even city to city. If you plan on working independently, you should talk to someone that knows the laws and regulations in your area. Tax professionals are often very knowledgeable on this subject and not too pricey. You can contact your local government offices for things like what type of business license you might need and any other things you need to know. A
s I don’t know anything else about your situation, I would only be guessing as to what advice would be helpful. If you want more information than that, you need to ask another question.