How old do you have to be to start a business?
Short answer? In the US, it depends on the state laws. There may be legal restrictions on the age at which you can register a company, get permits and licenses, open a bank account, and register to pay taxes, . In most areas, you need to be at least 18 years old to register a company in most states. This website provides general information and doesn’t give legal advice so it’s best that you consult with your lawyer to better understand local requirements and regulations.
If you are 18-25 and not established in a career yet, there are some great options for real businesses that you can easily start with only a small invetsment. You can click the folowing links to get more information on some business ideas that perhaps you’ve never considered:
Books are always helpful as well. Click on the following book link to get a great book to get you started on your business journey.