According to the IRS you need good records to monitor the progress of your business.
Corporate records can show whether your business is improving, which services you may want to add, or what changes you need to make. Excellent record–keeping can increase the likelihood of business success. Plus, if and when any State or Federal government agency shows up on your door-step for a little visit then you are 100% prepared!
|Articles of Incorporation||State Licenses|
|Employer Identification Number from IRS||Insurances|
|Business Tax Permit(s)||Federal Regulatory Agency Certificates|
|Lease Agreement||Surety Bonds (Medicare, Medicaid, etc)|