And some folks who have lost their jobs as a result of the virus have started home-based businesses to get by. Some of the other popular home-based businesses include tutoring, personal training, catering, daycare, home repairs, bookkeeping and housecleaning. There’s good reason to regulate home-based businesses. Insurance companies differ widely in the types of business coverage they offer, so it is best to shop around. Somewhat more comprehensive, an in-home business policy covers business equipment and liability.