at home bakery business is one of your greatest idea's.
Did you realize that owning a
small business is a real trend in America today?
Though your specific bakery business may
be different than all the competition, one thing is consistent across
all bakery businesses, are the tax deductions for which you are eligible.
Every business is going to be
different. As a result there is no one answer to your costs.
If you plan on using your own
household oven your cost will be the power you use to heat that oven.
Every time you open the door to either put something in, or take it
out, you will loose a considerable amount of heat. It would be better
to get a commercial oven where the oven is better insulated and
designed. Now you are talking much more money and you also get into
structure regulations of the home.
A home mixer is good for the home
but the warranty will be void the minute you use it to make money with
in a home bakery business as will every other household appliance.
Baking pans for the home are ok
for light use, but heavy use of the business could cause them to warp
out of shape. Causing your product to be lop-sided or burn and
The scale to weigh up your
ingredients needs to be one that is calibrated for business. Your
spring loaded scale will be useless and inaccurate. Giving you
inconsistant quality control.
Your mixing bowls might be
pocelain and perfect for home use, but not hygienic enough for business
use. They chip very easily.
A wooden mixing spoon is OK to
give your youngster watching with drooling tongue in a home, but CAN be
absolutely lethal as a home business.
Your sink where you wash your
dishes. First of all it isn't big enough and secondly too many people
spit and wash their hands in that same sink. A TOTALLY unhealthy
practice and the water may not even be hot enough either.
Checking with your local authority
in your state, province or country for their rules on home based
business should be your very first thing to check out.
City hall is a good place to
start. The Chamber of Commerce is another place to check, if you have
one in your location. Maybe even your local unemployment office is
another check point. They might even have a way to assist financially
you can check our our book on how to start a bakery.
Then work on your business plan!