Starting a Cleaning Business and Successfully Growing It by Walt Gibson
... Before You Start a House Cleaning Business:Obtain your federal tax ID; local & state business licenses; bonding insurance, and liability insurance. When you hire employees you will also need worker's compensation insurance. The Small Business Administration is a great source of information for start-up paperwork, business plan templates and links to other informative websites. The Internal Revenue Service has a website which offers a wealth of information for small businesses.