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Baking By i love cake Updated 8 Apr 2013 , 11:18pm by LilMsSophia

i love cake Posted 4 Apr 2013 , 11:44pm
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AHello everyone.

Love this web sight . It's great chatting with other cupcakers out there . In the past I have owned a business. My question is , of I am just starting out do I have to carry liability insurance? I was going to ask my accountant but I would like to hear different people's stories as well. I am in Massachusetts . Eventually would like a small store front. Right now just doing birthdays and things like that . I deliver all my product to customer. Thanks for any advice you may have.

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i love cake Posted 4 Apr 2013 , 11:44pm
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AAlso I meant to say I am baking out of my home.

Norasmom Posted 5 Apr 2013 , 1:21am
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I'm in MA and I have not purchased liability yet.  I will be doing so soon, but I am still seeing how much business I can handle and if it's worth it to make for the general public or just friends/family/community members.  From what i gather, it's not too expensive.  I feel like if I don't get it soon it might be too much of a gamble.

i love cake Posted 5 Apr 2013 , 2:34am
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AYes I agree .

i love cake Posted 5 Apr 2013 , 2:36am
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AGood luck norasmom. Hope everything works out for you. I think I may have to get insurance if I want to participate in any fairs and such.

i love cake Posted 5 Apr 2013 , 2:38am
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AIf anyone wants to see my Facebook page for now it's - Web sight up soon. I also like seeing other web sights for cupcakes . It's nice to see everyone starting their own business. Please like my page , if you have a page let me know and I will head on over and like it. Happy cupcaking.

LilMsSophia Posted 8 Apr 2013 , 11:18pm
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I think no matter what state you live in liability insurance in a must to protect you again claims of food poisoning  or other such incidences. I don't think its very expensive but its definitely worth the money.

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