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Starting A Business


Ten Steps to Startin​g a Business

  1. Write a business plan.
  2. Get business assistance and training.
  3. Choose a business location.
  4. Finance your business.
  5. Determine the legal structure of your business.
  6. Register a business name ("Doing business as...").
  7. Get a Tax Identification Number.
  8. Register for state and local taxes.
  9. Obtain business licenses and permits.
  10. Understand employer responsibilities.

Get more assistance

WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC)

P: (316) 978-3193


Small Business Administration (Wichita District)

P: (316) 269-6566

Small Business Administration (ICT District)​​​