When operating a business, there are several requirements you must fulfill. These requirements include filing, collecting and paying business taxes, and ensuring your business’ tax account is up to date with Department of Revenue; hiring employees and ensuring that the appropriate contributions and insurances are in place with Department of Labor and Industry; and filing for necessary state permits with specific Pennsylvania agencies. In this section you will learn more about how to Operate your business in Pennsylvania. Please note, this information is supplied as a guide and should not take the place of legal or tax advice. We recommend the consultation of a lawyer, accountant, and an insurance agent when forming a business. It is recommended that you have a business-oriented IT professional to help protect your business’ online information, software and computer systems, and related assets.