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How to Start your Cemetery Business the Right Way


A cemetery extends caring and thoughtful services for those who are affected by a loved one’s passing. Their chief objective is to create a clean plot of ground for burial, as well as providing cremation, funeral arrangements, or other essential items for loved ones.

If you’re ready to launch your very own cemetery business and help create peace and closure for clients, we can help your vision come to life. Simply follow the simple guide we have below. These steps will guarantee your novel business is properly registered, well-thought out and legally compliant.

Step One: Step up Your Business Plan. As a vivacious entrepreneur, you want to ensure your budding business will be a success. Therefore, there are myriad questions you must consider. Who is your target market? What will your business’ name be? How many employees will you have? What are the ongoing and startup costs?

Step Two: Create a Legal Entity. There are plenty of legal business entities for your liking, such as LLC’s, Corporations, and DBA’s. it’s important to also consider utilizing a registered agent service to further safeguard your business’ privacy.

Step Three: Get Started on Your Taxes. Before you can officially open your doors, you must register a plethora of federal and state taxes. You’ll also need to apply for a EIN. This step is easy, and the best part? It’s free!

Step Four: Obtain Proper Registration and Licenses. As a fresh business owner, you don’t want to be caught up in unnecessary fines and penalties. Make sure you keep track of all of the proper licenses and registrations your business needs to thrive.

Step Five: Get Business Insurance. Insurance is a great precaution for business owners to take. This will protect you and your business from any alleged or actual claims.

Get a License and Permit Bond Today

Colonial Surety offers a fast an easy way to obtain your cemetery license bond with no hassle in as little as ten minutes! Get started on our online portal today and print your I-bond instantly. Contact us today to learn more about cemetery permits and license and permit bonds.