Our Mission

Learn who we are and how we serve our community


Meet our leaders, trustees and team


Developing the next generation of talent


Covering the latest news and trends in the marketplaces industry

Industry Insights

Check out wide-ranging resources that educate and inspire

Government Relations & Public Policy

Learn about the governmental initiatives we support


Connect with other professionals at a local, regional or national event

Virtual Series

Find webinars from industry experts on the latest topics and trends

Professional Development

Grow your skills online, in a class or at an event with expert guidance

Find Members

Access our Member Directory and connect with colleagues

ICSC Networking Platform

Get recommended matches for new business partners

Student Resources

Find tools to support your education and professional development

Become a Member

Learn about how to join ICSC and the benefits of membership

Renew Membership

Stay connected with ICSC and continue to receive membership benefits

Small Business Center

Navigating LLC Costs: Understanding the Expenses for Small Business Owners

November 29, 2023

Small business owners want all the flexibility, tax advantages and personal protection they can get, which is why now is a good time to look into forming an LLC. A deep dive by CNN Underscored breaks down the real costs behind starting and running an LLC, covering everything from initial filing fees to day-to-day expenses, including advice about name reservations and insights into tax classification.

Click here for the full story from CNN Underscored.

By Rebecca Meiser

Contributor, Commerce + Communities Today and Small Business Center

Small Business Center

ICSC champions small and emerging businesses in getting from business plan to brick-and-mortar.

Learn more