Business Start-Up Recommendation List

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Inquire with the Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network to assist with navigating business ventures.

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DETERMINE YOUR ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE



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REGISTER YOUR ASSUMED BUSINESS NAME


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FILE APPROPRIATE ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS



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APPLY FOR FEDERAL AND STATE TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS



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  • Internal Revenue Service: 1.800.829.4933 | Montana Locations
  • Montana Department of Revenue: 406.444.6900

DETERMINE BUSINESS LICENSING REQUIREMENTS



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EMPLOYMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS



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DETERMINE TAX OBLIGATIONS AND SETTING UP WITHHOLDING RECORDS



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PROTECT YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY



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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


 

 


MONTANA OFFICE OF TOURISM AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
301 S. PARK AVE. | P.O. BOX 200533 | HELENA, MT 59620-0533 |  T: 406.841.2870 |  F: 406.841.2871 | TDD: 406.841.2702